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.
Walter, Nicholas
Associate, Litigation
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Education

Clerkships

  • Honorable Leo E. Strine, Jr., Delaware Court of Chancery, 2012 - 2013
  • Honorable Richard R. Clifton, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2013 - 2014

Nicholas Walter is an associate in the Litigation Department of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.

Mr. Walter received a B.A. in Classics with first-class honors from the University of Oxford in 2004.  He was the von Clemm Fellow at Harvard University in 2004–05.  He received his J.D. from Yale Law School in 2012, where he was executive editor of the Yale Law Journal and a board member of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals.  Mr. Walter clerked for the Honorable Leo E. Strine, Jr., on the Delaware Court of Chancery in 2012–2013 and for the Honorable Richard R. Clifton on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in 2013–14.

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