David Marcus

David Marcus is a senior writer focusing on legal issues raised by corporate transactions. Marcus writes about the structure of merger agreements, Delaware law cases and developments, and cross-border M&A. Marcus has been a reporter at The Deal since its launch in 1999. He has also been the senior writer on Corporate Control Alert -- The Deal’s journal of legal and financial trends in dealmaking --since 1997. He also writes about wine for The Street and works at a wine store in Tribeca.

Recent Articles By The Author

Federal Judge Dismisses Global Warming Suit

Federal Judge Dismisses Global Warming Suit

Judge Alsup says suit by San Francisco and Oakland is barred by Supreme Court precedent and notes society's "responsibility in the use of fossil fuels"

Here's a Fresh Take on Spanish Wine

Here's a Fresh Take on Spanish Wine

Wine critic Luis Gutiérrez profiles 14 exciting Spanish producers in his book The New Vignerons. Here's a weekend review.

How American Chefs Became Stars; Chefs, Drugs and Rock & Roll | Book Review

How American Chefs Became Stars; Chefs, Drugs and Rock & Roll | Book Review

Andrew Friedman describes the rebirth of American fine dining in his new book Chefs, Drugs and Rock & Roll

Weekend Wine: Breadmaking as Busman's Holiday

Weekend Wine: Breadmaking as Busman's Holiday

Winemakers and friends Tyler Thomas and Ryan Hodgins gain insight on their craft from breadmaking.

Weekend Wine: A Santa Barbara Yeast Does Double Duty

Weekend Wine: A Santa Barbara Yeast Does Double Duty

Piedrasassi makes a sourdough from the same yeast it uses to ferment its wines

After a Crazy Week for the Markets, Here's One High-End Wine to Try

After a Crazy Week for the Markets, Here's One High-End Wine to Try

Sommelier Dean Fuerth offers unusual but compelling pairings at New York sushi palace Nakazawa

One California Vineyard, Two Spanish Grapes, Four Distinct Wines

One California Vineyard, Two Spanish Grapes, Four Distinct Wines

Ann Kraemer tailors her Shake RIdge Tempranillo and Graciano vines to the styles of the four winemakers who work with the grapes.

1 Big Life Lesson From Fascinating Food Life of This College Professor

1 Big Life Lesson From Fascinating Food Life of This College Professor

David Shields writes about the history of Southern food as part of an unconventional academic project.

How the Modern U.S. Economy Was Launched

How the Modern U.S. Economy Was Launched

The merger wave of the late 1890s and early 1900s launched the modern American economy.

Food and booze books for the holiday season

Food and booze books for the holiday season

New books on wine, food and spirits from Jon Bonné, Bianca Bosker, Anne Fadiman Bronwen and Francis Percival and Thad Vogler can can personalize a gift bottle