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 chairman of the board of trustees of New York University, a Trustee of the New York University School of Law (chairman 1988–1998), an emeritus member of the Council of the American Law Institute and a director of the Institute of Judicial Administration. 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 and 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.
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