Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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URL: www.wlrk.com
Main Office: New York
Participating Offices: New York
AveryIndex Popularity: #13 out of 795
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 Prestige vs. hours worked
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Comment by: No offer Posted: November 2, 06
These seem to be inversely proportional. I guess it makes sense considering the partners make a boat load of money and it's medium-size firm. It has to come from somewhere.
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 yeah right...
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Comment by: law student Posted: November 7, 06
it doesn't matter. no one gets a job here.
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 Incredible talent
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Comment by: tom jones Posted: November 4, 06
the people at this firm are absolutely amazing in terms of intelligence and drive. some are cocky but you'll find that anywhere.
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Above the Law
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New York Times
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Texas Lawyer
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The American Lawyer
Dealmaker Who Advised on Mega-Mergers Leaves WachtellThe American LawyerWhile one current partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz made headlines Monday over his dismay at President Donald Trump's tweets, another lawyer who made partner at the firm nearly a decade ago has quietly left Wachtell's ranks. Ante Vucic, 43, was ...and more »
CLE in the City Series will offer the chance for CLE credit at famous NYC venues and firmsABA Journal“The idea is that we would not be at conference rooms in hotels, we would be at special venues,” says Mike Byowitz of Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz, one of the chairs who helped planned CLE in the City. The ambitious new CLE in the City series is the ...
The American Lawyer
Deal Watch: Four Firms Advise on Amazon's Bid to Buy Whole FoodsThe American LawyerWachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz executive committee co-chair Daniel Neff and M&A partners Trevor Norwitz and Sabastian Niles are heading up Whole Foods' outside transactional team. The transaction itself is a first for Wachtell and Sullivan & Cromwell …Wake Up Call: The Law Firms on Amazon's Purchase of Whole FoodsBloomberg Big Law Businessall 907 news articles »
USA TODAY
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Above the Law
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