Litowitz Daniel

Daniel Litowitz

Daniel Litowitz is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group. He has considerable US and global experience in a broad range of strategic transactions, including cash and stock mergers, tender and exchange offers, private equity transactions, stock and asset acquisition and disposition transactions, and joint ventures for US and multinational clients.

Mr. Litowitz started his career at Shearman & Sterling in 1999 and was a member of the M&A Group until 2010; he rejoined the firm in 2014. He was based in the firm's London office from January 2001 through December 2002.

Selected Experience

  • American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. in connection with its $1.6 billion cash and stock acquisition of Metaldyne Performance Group Inc., including the negotiation of a stockholders agreement with American Securities LLC in its capacity as a stockholder of the combined company
  • Albemarle Corporation in the pending $3.2 billion sale of its Chemetall Surface Treatment business to BASF SE
  • JetBlue Airways Corporation in the entry into a co-brand credit card agreement with Barclaycard, the acquisition of slots from American Airlines, Inc. in connection with the merger of American Airlines, Inc. and US Airways Group, Inc., the acquisition by Deutsche Lufthansa AG of 19% of JetBlue’s outstanding common stock and in ongoing general corporate matters
  • Citigroup Inc. in its acquisition and disposition of various domestic and international credit card receivables portfolios, including the acquisition of the Costco co-branded credit card portfolio from American Express Company, the disposition of a portion of its retail sales finance portfolio to GE Capital, three retail portfolios to U.S. Bank, the Intuit Inc. portfolio and the British Petroleum plc portfolio, and the acquisition of the Exxon Mobil Corporation portfolio and the Federated Department Stores, Inc. portfolio
  • Wausau Paper Corp. in its acquisition by Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget


  • New York University School of Law, J.D.
  • Johns Hopkins University, B.A.
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