David A. Krinsky

Of Counsel

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David Krinsky is a retired partner of O’Melveny’s Newport Beach office. His practice is focused on both public and private mergers and acquisitions, management buy-outs, special committee assignments, and capital markets transactions. He is general outside counsel to a significant number of public companies whom he regularly counsels on matters ranging from corporate governance to regulatory filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. David served as the global head of the Firm’s Transactions Department.

David spends significant time counseling Boards of Directors, CEOs, and executive management teams regarding strategic business and legal issues facing entrepreneurs on a daily basis as they develop and expand their growing businesses. David’s experience serving as a member of the Boards of Directors and Compensation and Audit Committees of two NYSE-listed companies allows him to provide clients with valuable perspective and practical counseling on boardroom-level issues.

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2019 for Mergers & Acquisitions Law in Newport Beach, CA; David has been listed in Best Lawyers® since 2007.
  • Named a “Super Lawyer” in surveys conducted by Law & Politics Media Inc. and published in Los Angeles magazine (2009-2015)


Bar Admissions

  • California


  • University of Southern California, J.D., 1973: Southern California Law Review
  • Rutgers University, M.A., 1970: Eagleton Fellowship
  • University of Southern California, B.A., 1969