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.
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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.
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Yavitz, Noah B.
Associate, Litigation
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Education

Clerkships

  • Honorable Frank Easterbrook, United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 2013 - 2014

Noah B. Yavitz is an associate in the Litigation Department of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.

Mr. Yavitz received a B.A. from the University of Chicago in 2008, with general honors and honors in Linguistics.  He received his J.D. with high honors from the University of Chicago Law School in 2013, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, a Kirkland and Ellis Scholar, an Olin Fellow in law and economics, and an articles editor at The University of Chicago Law Review.  Following law school, Mr. Yavitz was a law clerk to the Honorable Frank Easterbrook of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

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