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Andrew R. Brownstein's practice concentrates on mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance matters, and he has been engaged in many high-profile matters that include cross-border transactions, leveraged buyouts, complex restructuring deals, proxy fights and takeovers.

Career

Mr. Brownstein has been a Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz since 1985 and serves as co-chair of the firm’s Corporate group.

Mr. Brownstein is a 1979 honors graduate of Harvard Law School where he was an articles editor of the Harvard Law Review. He holds an M.B.A. degree (1976) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and also has undergraduate degrees in English and Economics (1975) from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Following law school, Mr. Brownstein clerked for the Honorable Leonard I. Garth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Mr. Brownstein is a frequent author and lecturer on corporate-related topics. He has been an adjunct professor of securities law at Rutgers University Law School, serves on the Executive Planning Committee and is past chairman of the Ray Garrett Jr. Corporate and Securities Law Institute at Northwestern University School of Law.

Personal

Mr. Brownstein is active in numerous civic and charitable organizations and is a member and past president of the Board of Trustees of the Trinity School in New York City, a member of the Board of Overseers of the Annenberg Center at the University of Pennsylvania and a member of the Board of Directors of the New York City Public Art Fund.

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Corporate/M&A (International & Cross-Border) - USA
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Andrew Brownstein is a leading practitioner who provides first-rate counsel to clients in major M&A and corporate governance matters. He serves as co-chair of the firm's corporate department, and is active across a great many industries.

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