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.
Koplow, Meyer G.
Of Counsel, Litigation
tel 212.403.1224
fax 212.403.2224

Education

With a background in litigation and insolvency practice, Meyer G. Koplow has helped to fashion and negotiate some of the largest and most creative settlements over the last 20 years.  Along with major class action asbestos and disabled persons settlements, Mr. Koplow was the principal negotiator of the Master Settlement Agreement that resolved issues between the major tobacco companies and the states.  He helped achieve a resolution of the issues in the first large multijurisdictional insolvency proceeding for the bank creditors of Maxwell Communications.  His recognized expertise is in the resolution of complicated and contentious legal and business issues.

Mr. Koplow received his B.A. magna cum laude from Brandeis in 1972 and his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1976 where he was the executive editor and note and comment editor of the New York University Law Review.