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2019 DIVERSITY DATABASE UNDERWRITER Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz


"Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz is strongly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment that supports the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women and men of all backgrounds, at all levels of the firm. We recognize that our efforts in this area must be continuing and intense. We are the original signatory to the New York City Bar's Statement of Goals for Increasing Minority Representation and Retention. The firm is committed to recruiting a diverse and talented body of lawyers, considering diversity in its..."

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Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

51 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 403-1000


Executive Committee Co-Chairs: Edward D. Herlihy & Daniel A. Neff
Hiring Partner(s): By committee
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
250 - 500

Base Salary

All offices
1st year: $195,000
Summer associate: $3,750/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
30 out of 30 (2Ls) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
35 total (30 2Ls; 5 1Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

New York, NY

Major Departments & Practices

Executive Compensation & Benefits
Restructuring & Finance
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.