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Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
NEW YORK, NY 10019
United States

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz is based in New York and is best known for handling prestige corporate representations. Key team members include David AndersWayne CarlinRalph LevenePaul Vizcarrondo and John Savarese.

United States > Dispute resolution > General commercial disputes

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz excels in M&A, corporate governance and takeover litigation, though it also handles other forms of commercial disputes from its New York office. It is particularly prominent in the financial services sector, where many of its largest clients operate. The department is co-led by William Savitt and Jonathan MosesJohn Savarese is another key name.

United States > Dispute resolution > Securities litigation - defense

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York has highly experienced practitioners in the litigation practice led by co-chairs William Savitt and Jonathan Moses. Savitt and Ryan McLeod represented outside directors and the board of Facebook in a putative class action challenging the proposed reclassification of common stock. Other highlights for the firm included acting for individual defendants in a complex multi-district litigation against TerraForm Global filed in the wake of an historic downturn in energy markets and the bankruptcy of TerraForm’s corporate parent, SunEdison. The firm also represented individual defendants in In re Cnova Securities Litigation, a federal securities class action arising from an accounting restatement following the company’s 2014 IPO. Elaine Golin, John Savarese, Carrie Reilly and Bradley Wilson are among the other recommended partners.