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.
Klein, Erica Mitnick
Associate, Corporate
tel 212.403.1192
fax 212.403.2192

Education

Erica Mitnick Klein joined Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz as a corporate associate in 2008.  She focuses on corporate governance, shareholder activism and general corporate matters. 

Ms. Klein received a B.A. magna cum laude in Economics from Harvard University in 2000 and was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa.  She subsequently worked as an analyst in the Communications, Media and Entertainment Group of the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs and as a senior analyst in the Corporate Strategic Planning Department of The Walt Disney Company.  She completed a J.D. in 2008 from Harvard Law School, where she was on the Harvard Law School Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law.  Ms. Klein also received an M.B.A. in 2008 from Harvard Business School.

Ms. Klein is a member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.  She also serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Harvard College Fund.