Steven A Rosenblum has been a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz since 1989 and serves as co-chair of the firm's corporate department. He focuses on M&A, takeover defence, corporate governance, shareholder and hedge fund activism, proxy fights, joint ventures and securities law. Mr Rosenblum has been recognised by Chambers Global and Lawdragon, and in 2015 was named a 2015 BTI Client Service All-Star by the BTI Consulting Group.
Mr Rosenblum's recent significant representations include: Visa in its pending acquisition of Visa Europe; Target in the sale of its pharmacy business to CVS; Smucker's in its acquisition of Big Heart Pet Brands; Energizer in the spinoff of its household products business; tw telecom in its sale to Level 3 Communications; Cracker Barrel in its four consecutive proxy fight victories over Biglari Holdings; and PPG Industries in the spinoff and sale of its specialty chemicals business to Georgia Gulf, and in the sale of its joint venture interest in Transitions Optical to Essilor.
Mr Rosenblum received his JD from Yale Law School in 1982 and his BA from Harvard College magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 1978. Prior to joining the firm, he was a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph L Tauro, United States District Court Judge for the District of Massachusetts.
Mr Rosenblum is a member of the American Law Institute, the ABA committee on corporate laws, and the board of advisors of the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law. He writes and participates in panels and programmes on a number of topics. He has served as co-chair of the Annual Federal Securities Institute in Miami since 2005.
WWL says: Steven Rosenblum is the “lawyer of choice” for clients facing their most complex M&A transactions
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