Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz is one of the most prominent business law firms in the United States. The firm’s pre-eminence in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, takeovers and takeover defence, strategic investments, corporate and securities law, and corporate governance means that it regularly handles some of the largest, most complex and demanding transactions in the United States and around the world. The firm also handles significant white-collar criminal investigations and other sensitive litigation matters and counsels boards of directors and senior management in the most sensitive situations. It features consistently in the top rank of legal advisers. Its attorneys are also recognised thought leaders, frequently teaching, speaking and writing in their areas of expertise.