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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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Snyder, Neil M.
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Education

Clerkships

  • Honorable Debra Ann Livingston, United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2008 - 2009

Neil M. Snyder joined the Restructuring and Finance Department as an associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in 2009. 

He represents institutional lenders and distressed securities investors in restructuring transactions, purchasers in distressed acquisitions, and borrowers with respect to all types of financing for mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Snyder received an A.B. cum laude from Harvard University in 2003. Mr. Snyder completed a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2008, where he was a James Kent Scholar and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.  Mr. Snyder also served as the Executive Articles Editor of the Columbia Law Review.  After law school, Mr. Snyder served as a law clerk to the Honorable Debra Ann Livingston of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Mr. Snyder is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the District of Colorado.

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