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Corporate Governance 2021

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WWL Ranking: Recommended

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Martin Lipton comes highly recommended for his in-depth expertise in corporate governance.

Biography

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), a trustee of the NYU Langone Medical Center, an emeritus member of the Council of the American Law Institute, a member of the board of advisers 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.

M&A 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

Martin Lipton ranks highly among peers thanks to his wide-ranging experience advising major corporations on M&A transactions.

Biography

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), a trustee of the NYU Langone Medical Center, an emeritus member of the Council of the American Law Institute, a member of the board of advisers 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.

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