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Martin Lipton

Born: 22-Jun-1931
Birthplace: Jersey City, NJ

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Attorney

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Credited with invention of the "poison pill" corporate takeover defense.

Wife: Susan

    University: BS Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1952)
    Law School: LLB, New York University School of Law (1955)
    Professor: Adjunct Professor/Lecturer, New York University School of Law (1959-78)
    Administrator: Trustee, New York University School of Law (1972-, as Chairman 1988-98)
    Administrator: Trustee, New York University (as Chairman 1998-)

    Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Founding Partner (1965-)
    New York City Official Special Counsel (1975-78)
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Bar Association
    American Law Institute Council
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Friends of Giuliani Exploratory Committee
    New York State Bar Association 1956
    Obama for America
    Partnership for New York City Co-Chairman (2004-06)
    New York Stock Exchange Chairman, Legal Advisory Committee (2002-04)
    The New York Times Company Legal Advisor (2007)
    Dow Jones Legal Advisor (2007)
    French Legion of Honor


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