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.
Robinson, Patricia A.
Of Counsel, Corporate
tel 212.403.1127
fax 212.403.2127

Education

Pat A. Robinson is of counsel at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.  Prior to joining the firm in 2011, Ms. Robinson was an assistant general counsel in the legal division of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.  She managed the legal division's evaluation of merger and acquisition applications subject to Federal Reserve Board review under the Bank Holding Company Act, Bank Merger Act, Change in Control Act or Federal Reserve Act, and other applications and interpretive issues under these statutes.  Before joining the Federal Reserve Board in 1993, Ms. Robinson was an associate at Sidley & Austin in the firm's financial institutions regulatory practice in its Washington, D.C. office.  She has participated on a number of panels at seminars and conferences on bank regulatory issues and served as an instructor at the American Bar Association’s Banking Law II course.  Ms. Robinson is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the American Bar Association.   

Ms. Robinson received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1987.  Prior to going to law school, she was a teacher in middle school and for homebound students and a meeting and convention manager.

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