Martin Lipton, a founding partner of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, specialises in advising major corporations on mergers and acquisitions and matters affecting corporate policy and strategy. Lipton is a trustee of New York University (chairman 1998-2015), a trustee of the New York University School of Law (chairman 1988-1998), an emeritus member of the council of the American Law Institute, a director of the Institute of Judicial Administration and an honorary chair of The American College of Governance Counsel. Lipton is a member of the executive committee of the Partnership for New York City and served as its co-chair (2004-2006). Lipton has a BS in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an LLB from the New York University School of Law. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, a member of the international advisory council of Guanghua School of Management of Peking University, and a Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur. Mr Lipton is an emeritus chairman of Prep for Prep, having served as chairman from 1990 to 2002.
WWL says: Martin Lipton advises on transactions and corporate policy and is “truly first-rate”; clients "cannot recommend him highly enough"
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