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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.
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Ye, Michael
Associate, Corporate
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fax 212.403.2120

Education

Clerkships

  • Honorable Sandra L. Lynch, United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 2017 - 2018

Michael Ye is an Associate in Wachtell Lipton’s Corporate Department.

Michael received an iBBA in Finance from the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto. He received his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was an Executive Editor of the Harvard Law Review. Prior to law school, Michael worked as an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley, in its Toronto office. After law school, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Sandra L. Lynch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.