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.
Jin, Kwon-Yong
Associate, Corporate
tel 212.403.1374
fax 212.403.2374

Education

  • Harvard University, A.B. 2012, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Yale Law School, J.D. 2015, (Editor-in-Chief, Yale Journal on Regulation and Editor, Yale Law Journal)

Kwon-Yong Jin is an associate in Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz’s Corporate Department.

Mr. Jin received an A.B. summa cum laude in Economics from Harvard University in 2012, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and received the Sophia Freund Prize as the highest ranked summa cum laude graduate.

Mr. Jin received his J.D. from Yale Law School in 2015, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Journal on Regulation and an Editor of the Yale Law Journal.