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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.
Seligman, Stephanie J.
Of Counsel, Corporate
tel 212.403.1225
fax 212.403.2225

Education

Clerkships

  • Honorable Milton Pollack, United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 1982 - 1983

Stephanie J. Seligman, elected Partner in 1990, is now of counsel in Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz's Corporate Department.  She focuses on mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, restructurings and securities law.  Ms. Seligman has extensive experience in a broad variety of transactions involving major telecommunications companies, including acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, spin-offs and cross-border transactions.  Her other experience includes transactions involving companies in numerous industries, such as real estate, natural resources and health care.

Ms. Seligman received her B.A. magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1977, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1982.  She also has an M.A. in Economics from Harvard University.  Prior to joining the firm, she was a law clerk to the Honorable Milton Pollack of the United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York.

Ms. Seligman has participated in panels on a number of topics, including mergers and acquisitions and restructurings.

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