Marc J. Tobak
  1. Counsel

Mr. Tobak is counsel in Davis Polk’s Litigation Department in New York. His practice focuses on bankruptcy litigation and complex civil litigation. He represents investment funds, financial institutions and creditor groups enforcing and defending claims in restructuring litigation, and provides litigation advice in restructuring transactions. He also represents clients in a variety of complex civil matters, including securities and shareholder derivative litigation, and represents investment funds and managers in regulatory examinations and investigations.

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. New York
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. New York


  • B.A., Philosophy, Columbia University, 2005
    • magna cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2008
    • cum laude

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2009
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum, U.S. District Court, S.D. New York, 2008-2009