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.
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Education

Clerkships

  • Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter, United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1991 - 1992

Ben M. Germana has been a partner in the Litigation Department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz since 1999. His practice includes complex commercial litigation, insurance and reinsurance matters and international matters.

Mr. Germana joined the firm in 1992, after clerking for the Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit from 1991 - 1992.

Mr. Germana received a B.S. summa cum laude from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1989 and a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1991, where he was a senior editor of the Columbia Law Review.

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