David Perechocky is a corporate partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice primarily focuses on public and private company mergers and acquisitions, corporate and securities law matters and shareholder activism defense. He also counsels clients with respect to general corporate and governance matters and business combination transactions involving special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). In addition, David has extensive experience working with public and private REITs and other real estate companies.

David is recognized as a “Notable Practitioner” for his work in PE and M&A by IFLR1000 in 2021 and 2022 and is recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. in 2021 for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).


Thought Leadership


“Expert Q&A: SPACs and Real Estate,” Thomson Reuters Practical Law 

“REIT Activism Trends to Expect in the Wake of COVID-19,” Law360


Named a “Notable Practitioner” for PE and M&A by IFLR1000, 2021 and 2022

Recognized in The Legal 500 U.S. for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), 2021


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York
  • Massachusetts


  • New York University School of LawJ.D.2012

    Staff Editor, Journal of International Law and Politics

  • Wesleyan UniversityB.A.2005