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

Book Review: A City of Boom, Bust, Basketball and Tragedy

Book Review: A City of Boom, Bust, Basketball and Tragedy

Sam Anderson's new book Boom Town captures Oklahoma City's ambition, contradictions and vulnerability

The Wine Workers We Don't See

The Wine Workers We Don't See

German scholars write about the exploitation of migrants to Italy in the Arab spring.

From Green Apple Books to Great California Pinot Noir at Savoy Vineyard

From Green Apple Books to Great California Pinot Noir at Savoy Vineyard

Mendocino County's Savoy Vineyard has been one of California's premier's sites for Pinot Noir since the 1990s and remains so today under the supervision of Ryan Hodgins.

The Smoky, Savory Sauvignon Blancs of Styria's Steep Hills

The Smoky, Savory Sauvignon Blancs of Styria's Steep Hills

The region in southeast Austria offers a distinctive take.

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