Donna Hitscherich

Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Business, Finance and Economics Division; Director, Private Equity Program; Columbia Business School
Donna Hitscherich


M.B.A., Columbia Business School; J.D., St. John’s University School of Law

Summary of Experience

Ms. Hitscherich specializes in corporate acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, exclusive sales and divestitures, takeover defenses, and restructurings. She has served as an expert witness in several complex securities litigations, including matters involving deal structure, valuation, due diligence, custom and usage in the finance industry, and financing alternatives.

Ms. Hitscherich has extensive experience in investment banking and corporate law practice, including as a managing director in mergers and acquisitions with Banc of America Securities, where she was secretary of the Fairness Opinion Review Committee; vice president in mergers and acquisitions with J.P. Morgan & Co., where she was a founding member of the takeover defense team and a senior member of the acquisitions fairness Advisory Review Committee; and as a mergers and acquisitions attorney with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

At Columbia Business School, Ms. Hitscherich teaches corporate finance, advanced corporate finance, business law, and mergers and acquisitions in the M.B.A. and Executive M.B.A. programs.

AG Contacts

Maureen M. Chakraborty
Laurits R. Christensen
Nicholas I. Crew