Carmen X. W. Lu


  • Yale University, B.A. 2012, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Yale Law School, J.D. 2016, (Executive Editor, Yale Journal on Regulation; Articles and Essays Editor, Yale Law Journal)

Carmen X. W. Lu

Carmen X. W. Lu is Counsel in Wachtell Lipton’s Corporate Department where she advises public and private companies and boards of directors across industries on ESG and corporate governance matters and evolving market trends, expectations and practices.

Carmen advises companies and their boards of directors on matters relating to ESG disclosure, oversight, strategy, policies and practices; ESG governance and board oversight; shareholder and stakeholder engagement on ESG matters; evaluation and identification of ESG risks and opportunities; climate transition planning and “net zero” targets; evolving market, industry and regulatory expectations and requirements; shareholders proposals; shareholder activism; crisis management; director independence board and committee composition and structure; securities regulation; proxy disclosures; listing standards and proxy advisors.

Carmen received a B.A. summa cum laude in Political Science from Yale University in 2012, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and received the Arthur Twining Hadley Prize as the highest ranking graduate.  She received her J.D. from Yale Law School in 2016, where she was articles and essays editor of the Yale Law Journal and executive editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation.

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