- Arison School of Business, The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), B.A. 2014, magna cum laude
- Radzyner School of Law, The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), LL.B 2014, magna cum laude
- Stanford Law School, LL.M. 2019
Shachar Nir is an associate in Wachtell Lipton’s Corporate Department.
Shachar’s practice primarily focuses on mergers and acquisitions and securities law matters where she represents public and private companies, as well as private equity firms, in a variety of domestic and international transactions, including complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and strategic investments, and other special situations. In addition, Shachar has extensive experience advising on business combination transactions involving special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).
Shachar also advises public companies and their boards of directors on shareholder activism and hostile takeover response and preparedness, investor engagement, and complex corporate governance matters.
Shachar received her LL.M. from Stanford Law School with a focus on Corporate Governance and Practice. Shachar received her LL.B., magna cum laude, from Radzyner School of Law and a B.A. magna cum laude in Business Administration and Accounting from Arison School of Business at The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya, Israel, graduating first in her class and was a recipient of BDO Israel’s Academic Excellence Scholarship.
Prior to joining Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, among other things, Shachar served as a legal assistant to Professor Aharon Barak, formerly the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel, the Attorney General of Israel and the Dean of the Hebrew University School of Law in Jerusalem, Israel.
Shachar is native in Hebrew and fluent in English and is admitted to practice in both New York and Israel.
- One Duty to All: The Fiduciary Duty of Impartiality and Stockholders’ Conflict of Interest,
in 16 Hastings Business Law Journal 1 (2020) and Oxford Business Law Blog, November 28, 2019.