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Practice Areas

Practice involves a wide range of merger and acquisition-related matters, including cross-border transactions, spin-offs, divestitures, carve-out IPOs, private equity transactions and joint ventures. While involved with a wide range of industries, he has extensive experience with international companies in media and entertainment, cross-border matters and private equity transactions.


Member of the Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Corporate Department, joining the firm in 1993 and becoming a partner in 1999. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, then of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and thereafter to Justice Antonin Scalia, United States Supreme Court.

Professional Memberships

Member of the New York State and American Bar Associations.


Graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College (1985) and has a master’s degree from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He attended the University of Chicago Law School, where he received his J.D. with high honors (1991), was a member of Order of the Coif and served as editor-in-chief of The University of Chicago Law Review.

Mr. Nussbaum speaks Russian and Spanish and is active in various nonprofit organizations.