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.
Sutton, Avi A.
Associate, Corporate
tel 212.403.1033

Education

  • Yale University, B.A. 2010, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Yale Law School, J.D. 2013,

    (Managing Editor, Yale Journal on Regulation; Senior Editor, Yale Law & Policy Review; co-President, Yale Jewish Law Students Association)

Avi A. Sutton joined Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz’s Corporate Department as an associate in 2013. He focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities law matters, and corporate governance.


Mr. Sutton received a B.A. summa cum laude in Ethics, Politics & Economics from Yale University in 2010, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He completed his J.D. at Yale Law School in 2013, where he served as Managing Editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation, Senior Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review, and co-President of the Yale Jewish Law Students Association. Mr. Sutton was also a summer law clerk to the Honorable Eliezer Rivlin, Deputy Chief Justice of the Israeli Supreme Court.

Mr. Sutton is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey.

 

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