Specialises in major, complex case litigation.
Fellow, American Bar Foundation and Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; member, American Law Institute, American Bar Association, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and New York Bar Foundation.
Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.
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 Chambers Lifetime Achievement Award in Litigation, 2006.