About Davis Polk. Davis Polk (which includes Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and its associated entities) is a global law firm. For over 160 years, its lawyers have advised industry-leading companies and global financial institutions on their most challenging legal and business matters. Davis Polk ranks among the world’s preeminent law firms across the entire range of its practice, which spans such areas as capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, credit, litigation, antitrust, private equity, tax, financial regulation, investment management, insolvency and restructuring, executive compensation, intellectual property, real estate, and trusts and estates. Davis Polk has approximately 900 lawyers in offices in New York, Menlo Park, CA, Washington DC, São Paulo, London, Paris, Madrid, Hong Kong, Beijing and Tokyo.