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.
Wintner, Jeffrey M.
Partner, Litigation
tel 212.403.1270
fax 212.403.2270

Education

Clerkships

  • Honorable Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court of the United States, 1991 - 1992
  • Honorable Laurence H. Silberman, United States District Court, District of Columbia, 1990 - 1991

Jeffrey M. Wintner has been a member of the Litigation Department of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz since 1992 and partner since 1997. He focuses on products liability, mass tort, insurance, class action and appellate litigation, and in negotiating complex settlements. He is one of the principal negotiators of the Master Settlement Agreement among the leading members of the tobacco industry and the states.

Mr. Wintner graduated summa cum laude in 1986 from the University of Pennsylvania and received his law degree magna cum laude in 1989 from Harvard University, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. After graduating law school, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Laurence H. Silberman of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit for the 1990 term, and to the Honorable Antonin Scalia of the United States Supreme Court for the 1991 term.