Mark Greene is a partner in Cravath’s corporate department, and serves as the leader of its international practice and as chair of the firm’s business development group. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and securities matters, including advising on cross-border transactions, private equity deals, complex restructuring transactions, proxy fights, takeover defence, hedge fund activism and global securities offerings. Mr Greene counts among his diverse client base Unilever, Casa Cuervo, KPN, Novartis, Saint-Gobain, Schneider Electric, The Linde Group, Amdocs, Mylan, Stanley Black & Decker and RELX Group (formerly Reed Elsevier). He has been repeatedly recognised as one of the country’s leading practitioners in mergers and acquisitions by, among others, Chambers USA, Chambers Global, The Legal 500, IFLR1000, PLC Which Lawyer? and Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers in America. Mr Greene received a BA from Cornell University in 1989 and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993. After a clerkship with Hon. Charles Legge of the US District Court for the Northern District of California, he joined Cravath in 1994 and became a partner in 2001.