Joshua A. Feltman

Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Joshua A. Feltman

Joshua A. Feltman

Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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Joshua A. Feltman

Joshua A. Feltman joined Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz as an associate in the Restructuring and Finance Department in 2002 and became partner in 2010. In his cross-disciplinary practice, Mr. Feltman focuses both on acquisitions of leveraged entities in connection with in-court and out-of-court workouts and on the financing aspects of leveraged acquisitions generally, including negotiation, implementation and issuance of credit facilities and debt securities.

Mr. Feltman received a B.A. in Social Studies magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1995, and an M.Phil. in Development Economics from Cambridge University in 1996. He completed a J.D. in 2002 magna cum laude at Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review and a recipient of Harvard Law School’s Sears Prize. Mr. Feltman is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Prior to joining Wachtell Lipton, Mr. Feltman worked as a consultant and economist on regulatory and antitrust matters for Price Waterhouse and National Economic Research Associates.

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Education
JD, magna cum laude
Class of 2002

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

MPhil in Development Economics
Class of 1996

The University of Cambridge (informally known as Cambridge University or Cambridge) is a public research university located in Cambridge, United Kingdom. It is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world (after the University of Oxford), and the seventh-oldest in the world.

BA in Social Studies, magna cum laude
Class of 1995

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

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Editor
Prior

The Harvard Law Review is a student-run organization whose primary purpose is to publish a journal of legal scholarship. The Review comes out monthly from November through June and has roughly 2000 pages per volume. The organization is formally independent of the Harvard Law School. Student editors make all editorial and organizational decisions and, together with a professional business staff of three, carry out day-to-day operations.

Career History
Partner
2002 - 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.

Consultant & Economist
Prior

National Economic Research Associates, Inc. provides economic consulting services. It specializes in economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. The company was founded by Dr. Jules Joskow and Dr. Irwin Stelzer on April 10, 1961 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Consultant & Economist
Prior

PwC has network of firms in 158 countries with more than 180,000 people who are deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

Political Donations
$2,000
2008

Former President of United States

$250
2008

Representative from New York's 10th Congressional District

$346
2004

America Coming Together (ACT) was a progressive, political action 527 group dedicated to get-out-the-vote activities. It was the largest 527 (tax-exempt) group in 2004 and was planning to be involved in future races. The group was primarily funded by insurance mogul Peter Lewis, currency trader George Soros, and labor unions, especially the Service Employees International Union, and was led by Steve Rosenthal, a former political director of the AFL-CIO.

Transactions
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The Carlyle Group LP (Corporate Private Equity) purchases Partylite, Inc.

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BC Partners Ltd., GIC Special Investments Pte Ltd., StepStone Group LP, PetSmart, Inc. /Private Group purchase PetSmart Inc.

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AT&T, Inc. purchases Leap Wireless International, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Court Admission: US District Court, Eastern District of New York
Admitted to the New York Bar
Court Admission: US District Court, Southern District of New York
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