George N. Tepe
George Tepe is an Associate in Wachtell Lipton’s Corporate Department.
George received a B.A. magna cum laude in Economics from Amherst College in 2014, where he was Student Body President, was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa and received the James R. Nelson Prize for a distinguished economics thesis on a matter of public policy. He received his J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2017, where he was a James Kent Scholar and served as Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Business Law Review. He received the Ruth Bader Ginsberg Prize, the Paul R. Hays Prize, awarded to outstanding first-year students in civil procedure, and the Powell Fellowship, awarded for outstanding work as a faculty research assistant.
George serves on the Board of Trustees of the Cranbrook Educational Community and the Board of Governors of Cranbrook Schools.
- Personal Benefit Has No Place in Misappropriation Tipping Cases,
in 71 SMU L. Rev. 767 (2018).
- Boards Should Use Diversity as a Defense Against Activists,
in Columbia Law School’s Blog on Corporations and Capital Markets, September 21, 2017.