Practice Areas: Practice focuses on major, complex case litigation.
Professional Memberships: Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, American Bar Association; Member, American Law Institute, American Bar Association, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York County Lawyers.
Career: Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and predecessor, 1958 to date; assistant US attorney, Southern District of New York, 1955-57.
Publications: Author: 'New York Practice under the CPLR', First Edition, 1963, Second Edition, 1966, Third Edition, 1970, Fourth Edition, 1973, Fifth Edition, 1976, Sixth Edition, 1986, Practicing Law Institute.
Personal: Graduated from New York University in 1952 (BS), from New York University in 1954 (LLB) where he was decisions editor, New York University Law Review, Order of the Coif and Root-Tilden Scholar, and from Harvard University in 1955 (LLM). Recipient of the Chambers Lifetime Achievement Award in Litigation in 2006.