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.
Counsel, Trusts and Estates
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Pamela Ehrenkranz is chair of the Trusts and Estates practice at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.  Her practice is focused on developing estate plans for individual clients of substantial means, including structuring financial affairs, preparing wills and trusts, and personal tax planning.  She also concentrates on the organization and operation of not-for-profit organizations, charitable giving, and estate and trust administration.

Ms. Ehrenkranz is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).  She is chair of the City Bar Justice Center Planning and Estates Law Project (“PELP”), a director and secretary of the City Bar Fund of the New York City Bar Association, a member of The New York Public Library Planned Giving Advisory Board and the New York State Bar Association Trusts & Estates Law Section.  She has previously served on The Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund Donor Advisory Board and The Brearley School Planned Giving Committee.  Ms. Ehrenkranz is a recipient of the New York City Bar Justice Center 2013 Jeremy G. Epstein Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service.

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