David H. Landau

Practice Area: Corporate

David Landau is a Partner in Meister Seelig & Fein’s Corporate department.  His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity and debt financings, securities laws counseling and corporate governance. David’s clients range from Fortune 500 companies, to middle market companies to smaller privately owned entities.


J.D., New York University School of Law

B.S., University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, cum laude


State of New York

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Meister Seelig & Fein, David was a Corporate Partner at Ballard Spahr LLP, where he served as head of the firm’s Retail and Fashion practice group, a Corporate Partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, where he served as co-head of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions practice group, and a Senior Counsel at The Amynta Group, a private equity backed insurance and warranty services company, where he negotiated and executed mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions.

Representative Matters

Representation of PVH Corp. in its acquisition of assets of Geoffrey Beene, LLC.

Representation of PVH Corp. in its acquisition of True & Co.

Representation of an independent television production company in connection with the restructuring of its ownership interests and related governance changes.

Representation of a group of alternative investment funds in connection with the corporate restructuring of a financial services company in which the funds hold a majority ownership position.

Representation of family group of stockholders in connection with the merger of The Navigators Group, Inc. and The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.

Representation of PVH Corp. in its sale of its G.H. Bass & Co. division to G-III Apparel Group, Ltd.

Representation of PVH Corp. in its sale of assets of its CHAPS business to Ralph Lauren Corporation.

Representation of Tommy Hilfiger B.V. in the formation and negotiation of a joint venture for all its businesses in Brazil.

Representation of Petrus Partners Ltd. in connection with several private placements for its real estate investment funds.

Representation of Ariel Holdings Ltd. in its sale of Valiant Insurance Group, Inc. to First Mercury Financial Corporation.

Representation of Merrimac Industries, Inc. in its merger with Crane Co.

Representation of the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Covansys Corporation in the merger of Covansys with Computer Sciences Corporation

Representation of Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation in its acquisition of Calvin Klein, Inc.


David Landau is a member of the Board of Directors of the Runway of Dreams Foundation, a not-for-profit, which works toward a future of inclusion, acceptance, and opportunity in the fashion industry for people with disabilities.