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Edgar, Swift S.O.
Associate, Tax
tel 212.403.1398
fax 212.403.2398

Education

Clerkships

  • Honorable Thomas L. Ambro, United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2014
  • Honorable Cynthia M. Rufe, United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2013 - 2014

Swift S.O. Edgar is an associate in Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz’s Tax Department.

Mr. Edgar received an A.B. cum laude with high honors in Classics from Harvard College in 2007 and a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2013, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and a James Kent Scholar and an Essays and Reviews Editor for the Columbia Law Review.

Before joining Wachtell Lipton, Mr. Edgar clerked for the Honorable Cynthia M. Rufe of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and for the Honorable Thomas L. Ambro of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.