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Provided by Andrea K Wahlquist

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Partner in Wachtell Lipton’s Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Practice, specializing in executive compensation and benefits matters, with an emphasis in representing target companies in strategic mergers and a background in representing some of the largest private equity sponsors in the acquisition, management and disposition of their portfolio companies.

Career

Partner at Wachtell Lipton in the firm's Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Practice. She served for two years as a law clerk to Judge Stephen J. Swift of the United States Tax Court, and after her clerkship began practicing as an executive compensation and employee benefits lawyer in New York City.

Professional Memberships

Ms. Wahlquist is a member of the American Bar Association and its Joint Committee on Employee Benefits. She also serves on the Board of The Children’s Aid Society in New York City and the Board of Trustees of the Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts.

Personal

She received her B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1992 and her J.D. from the Washington & Lee University School of Law in 1995, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Environmental Law Digest, a publication of the Virginia State Bar Association.

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Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation - New York
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Band 2

Andrea Wahlquist is adept at handling the executive compensation and benefits aspects of transactions.
"I think very highly of her. She does great work and is smart."

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