David A. Zilberberg
Mr. Zilberberg is counsel in Davis Polk's Corporate Department, practicing in the Environmental Group. He advises clients with respect to environmental, sustainability and mass tort liability issues in connection with all aspects of complex corporate and real estate transactions. He has worked on transactions relating to a wide variety of environmentally sensitive industries, including oil and gas exploration and refining, transportation, consumer products and chemical manufacturing.
Outside of the transactional context, Mr. Zilberberg advises clients with respect to compliance with environmental laws and regulations, development of internal environmental policies and procedures, assessment of environmental and mass-tort risks and liabilities and contractual disputes and enforcement proceedings relating to environmental matters.
- Author, "The Affordable Clean Energy Rule and the Past, Present and Future of Climate Change Regulation of the U.S. Power Industry," Fordham Environmental Law Review, Volume 30, No. 2, 2018
- Blog Post Co-Contributor, "Trump’s Proposed Environmental Agenda May Be Easier Said (or Tweeted) Than Done," Vibrant Environment Blog, Environmental Law Institute, December 12, 2016
- Navigating the Due Diligence Process in Corporate Transactions with Respect to Environmental Risk: presented with Lawline
- Counsel, Davis Polk, 2015-present
- Special Counsel, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, 2013-2015
- Associate, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, 1998-2013
Articles and Books
The Affordable Clean Energy Rule and the Past, Present and Future of Climate Change Regulation of the U.S. Power Industry | Fordham Environmental Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2018
EPA Issues Ambitious Clean Power Plan Mandating Significant Reductions to GHG Emissions from the Power Industry by 2030 | Pratt's Energy Law Report, Vol. 15-9, LexisNexis, October 2015
Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser Defense: Why Has It Failed to Deliver? | New York Law Journal, Vol. 248 - No. 26, August 7, 2012