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.
Of Counsel, Corporate
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Selwyn Goldberg is of counsel in Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz's Corporate Department, focusing principally on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other complex strategic transactions involving technology and intellectual property assets. His experience includes transactions in a wide range of technology areas, with a particular focus on semiconductors, computer hardware and software, multimedia, telecommunications, and electronics. Selwyn’s clients have ranged from small start-up ventures to Fortune 100 companies. In addition to his transactions practice, Selwyn has advised on general intellectual property matters, including the development of patent programs, analysis of patent portfolios, development and protection of intellectual property, and valuation issues.

Selwyn received his B.S.E.E. from the University of Cape Town, his M.S.E.E. from Rutgers University and his J.D. magna cum laude from New York Law School where he was Associate Editor of the New York Law School Law Review. Prior to attending law school, Selwyn was a member of the technical staff at RCA's David Sarnoff Research Center in Princeton, New Jersey.

Selwyn is a frequent speaker, and has had occasion to address various Practising Law Institute seminars, the Outsourcing World Summit and the Stanford E-commerce Best Practices Conferences, among others. He is a member of the American Bar Association (IP Law and Science & Technology Sections), American Intellectual Property Law Association, California Bar Association (IP Law and Science & Technology Sections) and the San Francisco Bar Association.