ao link
Who's Who Legal
Who's Who Legal
Thought Leaders

Thought Leaders

Thought Leader

WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Litigation 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Herbert Wachtell is "a living legend in the legal sphere" with an unrivalled level of knowledge pertaining to high-stakes insurance disputes, takeovers and criminal litigation.


Herbert M Wachtell is a founding partner of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.

He has served as editor of the New York University Law Review (1953-1954) and assistant US attorney for the Southern District of New York (1955-1957). He is the author of Practising Law Institute’s New York Practice Under the CPLR (first edition, 1963; second edition, 1966; third edition, 1970; fourth edition, 1973; fifth edition, 1976; and sixth edition, 1986).

He is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is also a member of the American Law Institute, American Bar Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the New York Bar Foundation.

Law Business Research
Law Business Research Ltd
Meridian House, 34-35 Farringdon Street
London EC4A 4HL, UK
© Law Business Research Ltd 1998-2021. All rights reserved.
Company No.: 03281866