Edward D. Herlihy

Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Edward D. Herlihy

Edward D. Herlihy

Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Biography

Edward D. Herlihy

Edward D. Herlihy is co-chairman of the Executive Committee and has been a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz since 1984, focusing on some of the largest and most complex bank and financial institution mergers and acquisitions and recapitalizations throughout the United States. He is often called upon to represent companies involved in takeover battles and proxy contests, including investment banking firms in connection with a wide variety of financial institution matters.

Mr. Herlihy writes and lectures regularly on issues involving banking and financial matters. Mr. Herlihy graduated from Hobart College in 1969 (B.A.) and from George Washington University Law School in 1972 (J.D.).

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5

Number of Awards

1

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Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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Of Counsel at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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Edward D. Herlihy
Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Education
JD
Class of 1972

Since enrolling its first class in 1865, The George Washington University Law School has produced some of the finest minds across the spectrum of legal scholarship. That tradition continues today, as GW Law graduates use the knowledge and skills they gain here to influence the critical legal conversations of our times.

BA
Class of 1969

HOBART AND WILLIAM SMITH COLLEGES HAVE A MISSION OF PROVIDING A STUDENT-CENTERED RESIDENTIAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT GROUNDED IN THE VALUES OF EQUITY AND SERVICE.

Career History
Partner
1984 - Current

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz enjoys a global reputation as one of the world's leading business law firms. Their deep experience in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, takeovers and takeover defense, corporate and securities law, and corporate governance means that they regularly handle some of the largest, most complex and demanding transactions in the United States and around the world. They counsel both public and private acquirors and targets. They also have extensive experience handling sensitive investigation and litigation matters and corporate restructurings, and in counseling boards of directors and senior management in the most sensitive situations. In addition, their attorneys are thought leaders, speaking and writing frequently in their various areas of expertise.Wachtell Lipton is consistently ranked as the most prestigious and desirable law firm to work for in the United States, thus enabling the firm to attract associates and some of the most outstanding and motivated attorneys and law school graduates in the United States and from around the world.

Boards & Committees
Co-Chairman, Executive Committee
Current

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz enjoys a global reputation as one of the world's leading business law firms. Their deep experience in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, takeovers and takeover defense, corporate and securities law, and corporate governance means that they regularly handle some of the largest, most complex and demanding transactions in the United States and around the world. They counsel both public and private acquirors and targets. They also have extensive experience handling sensitive investigation and litigation matters and corporate restructurings, and in counseling boards of directors and senior management in the most sensitive situations. In addition, their attorneys are thought leaders, speaking and writing frequently in their various areas of expertise.Wachtell Lipton is consistently ranked as the most prestigious and desirable law firm to work for in the United States, thus enabling the firm to attract associates and some of the most outstanding and motivated attorneys and law school graduates in the United States and from around the world.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $25K
2013

Harlem Children's Zone, Inc. provides educational, social and community-building programs. Its programs include early childhood, elementary school, middle school, high school, college, family and community, health, and HCZ food services. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Harlem, NY.

$25K - $50K
2011

Harlem Children's Zone, Inc. provides educational, social and community-building programs. Its programs include early childhood, elementary school, middle school, high school, college, family and community, health, and HCZ food services. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Harlem, NY.

$35K +
2011

New York Philharmonic provides live theatrical presentations. The company was founded in 1842 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$2,700
2016

Founder at AP Commercial LLC

$5,000
2012

Senior Strategic Advisor at Squire Patton Boggs LLP

$2,500
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

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Pfizer, Inc. purchases Array BioPharma Inc.

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BB&T Corp. purchases SunTrust Banks, Inc.

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Synovus Financial Corp. purchases FCB Financial Holdings, Inc.

Awards & Honors
2011
NACD Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions
Other Affiliations

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