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.
Counsel, Corporate
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Education

Amanda Kueter Allexon is counsel at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. 

Prior to joining the firm in 2013, Ms. Allexon was a senior counsel in the legal division at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.  At the Board, Ms. Allexon’s primary responsibilities included the evaluation of merger and acquisition applications subject to review under the Bank Holding Company Act, Home Owners’ Loan Act, Bank Merger Act, Change in Control Act or Federal Reserve Act, and other applications and interpretive issues under these statutes.  Ms. Allexon also was a primary Board contact for interpretive guidance regarding extensions of credit by banks to their insiders (Regulation O), regulation of holding companies (Regulation Y and LL), and matters related to the control of depository institutions and holding companies.  Before joining the Board in 2004, Ms. Allexon served as the legislative assistant to Congressman James A. Leach for banking and other regulatory matters.

Ms. Allexon is licensed to practice in Illinois and New York.

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