Wachtell Lipton was founded on a handshake in 1965 as a small group of lawyers dedicated to providing advice and expertise at the highest levels. We have achieved extraordinary results following the distinctive vision of our founders -- a cohesive team of lawyers intensely focused on solving our clients' most important problems.
Our distinctive structure defines our approach.  We maintain a ratio of associates to partners significantly below that of other firms.  We focus on matters that require the attention, extensive experience and sophistication of our partners.
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We have experience in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, takeovers and takeover defense, corporate and securities law and corporate governance. We handle some of the largest, most complex and demanding transactions in the United States and around the world.
Wachtell Lipton is dedicated to providing advice and expertise at the highest levels and achieving extraordinary results for our clients. We seek individuals who are talented, motivated and committed in order to maintain our record of excellence.
Stein, Elliott V.
Of Counsel, Corporate
tel 212.403.1228
fax 212.403.2228

Education

Elliott V. Stein, of counsel at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, focuses on securities law matters and mergers and acquisitions in the Corporate Department. He has represented numerous public and private corporations from diverse industries throughout the United States and overseas. Mr. Stein's practice includes acquisitions, spin-offs, divestitures and financing transactions, as well as takeover defense and corporate governance issues. He was a faculty member in ALI-ABA's Continuing Legal Education program in Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions from 1997 to 2010, and co-chair of the program from 2005 to 2010. 

Mr. Stein joined the firm in 1983 and became a partner in 1989.  He received both a bachelor's degree and a doctorate from Princeton University in 1971 and 1975, respectively, and was awarded his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1983.