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Sobel, Yuni Yan
Associate, Antitrust
tel 212.403.1377
fax 212.403.2377

Education

Yuni Yan Sobel joined Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz's Antitrust Department as an associate in 2010.  She focuses on competition law, particularly as it applies to domestic and international mergers and acquisitions. 

Ms. Sobel received a B.A. in both Mathematics & Social Sciences and Economics summa cum laude from Dartmouth College in 2007, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and awarded the Nelson A. Rockefeller Prize for excellence in economics.  She received a J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2010, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif and awarded the Bernard A. Chertcoff Prize for excellence in taxation and the Frank H. Gelman Prize for excellence in real estate.  At Penn, she served as a senior editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and an articles editor for the East Asia Law Review

Ms. Sobel is a member of the American Bar Association and the Chair of the Mergers Committee of the New York State Bar Association Antitrust Section. Ms. Sobel was listed as a Rising Star in the 2016 and 2017 New York - Metro edition of Super Lawyers.

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