David L. Caplan

General Counsel & Partner at Atairos Management LP

David L. Caplan

David L. Caplan

General Counsel & Partner at Atairos Management LP

Biography

David L. Caplan is on the board of Fair Square Financial LLC. He previously was Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.

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Atairos Management LP

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Number of Boards

2

Number of Awards

2

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Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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Dean, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center at Touro College

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Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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Artistic Director at Playwrights Horizons

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Director at Playwrights Horizons

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Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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Principal Financial Officer, Director of NBCUniversal Holdings at NBCUniversal Media LLC

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Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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Managing Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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David L. Caplan
General Counsel & Partner at Atairos Management LP
Education
JD, cum laude
Class of 1986

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

AB, summa cum laude
Class of 1983

The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs is a professional public policy school at Princeton University. The school has granted undergraduate A.B. degrees since 1930 and graduate degrees since 1948. The School of Public and International Affairs, as it was originally named, was founded at Princeton in 1930, created in the spirit of Woodrow Wilson's interest in preparing students for leadership in public and international affairs.

Career History
Partner
1986 - Prior

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offers legal solutions to areas such as capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, credit, insolvency, and restructuring, investment management, tax, and litigation. Based in New York, the company was founded by Francis N. Bangs in 1849.

General Counsel & Partner
Current

Atairos Management LP provides investment service. It focuses on supporting growth-oriented businesses across a wide range of industries. The firm provides combination of active strategic partnership and patient long-term capital to high-potential companies and their management teams. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Director
2018 - Current

Fair Square Financial LLC is an American company located in Wilmington, DE, with a presence in the United States, that operates as a investment holding company. Rob Habgood is the CEO, in this role since 2017. Pine Brook Road Partners LLC acquired Fair Square Financial LLC on 31 May 16.The company says this about itself: Fair Square Financial is a Wilmington, DE-based company focused on serving consumers with competitive credit card products. Fair Square aims to deliver innovative and transparent products that serve consumers' borrowing and payment needs while enabling them to improve their credit and financial standing. The Company utilizes advanced data analytics, modeling and strategic testing to identify segments of customers to whom it can provide a differentiated, superior solution.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Playwrights Horizons provides training program for theater artist such as actors, directors, playwrights, and dramaturgs. The company was founded by Robert Moss in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$2,600
2014

Representative from Alabama's 7th Congressional District

$2,600
2013

Representative from Alabama's 7th Congressional District

$2,500
2012

Senior Advisor at Covington & Burling LLP

Transactions
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Atairos Management LP, Atairos Group, Inc. purchase TriNet Group, Inc. from General Atlantic LLC

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OPKO Health, Inc. purchases BioReference Laboratories, Inc.

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Verisk Analytics Inc. purchases Wood Mackenzie Ltd. from Hellman & Friedman LLC, Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP

Awards & Honors
2014
The Hollywood Reporter - Power Lawyers
Admitted to the New York Bar
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