Korn Ferry
David Lawlor

David Lawlor

Associate Client Partner

New York

David’s focus is executing solutions for clients engaged in large scale transactions and transformations, in particular those requiring the full scope of the Firm’s capabilities. 

David lead the HR workstream for numerous mergers, acquisitions and divestitures throughout his career. Representative transactions include the sale of a publicly traded subsidiary, stand-up and IPO of a large operating business, spin-off of operating businesses to both strategic and financial buyers, acquisition and integration of publicly and privately traded companies as well as acquisition of larger company spin-offs.

He spent twenty (20) years as a Human Resources leader within a large financial services firm. He served as both a subject matter expert, leading the Compensation and HRIS organization for Western Europe as well as a business partner, leading HR for the Global Equities business and most recently for the Firm’s non-core businesses and assets. 

David received his Bachelors degree from the University of Notre Dame and Masters Degree in Human Resources Leadership from Rutgers University’s School of Management and Labor Relations.