American Law Institute

Corporate Board Elections
and
Internal Controls

27th September 2005
Federal Reserve Bank of New York

European Corporate Governance Institute

A free all-day conference co-sponsored by the American Law Institute and the European Corporate Governance Institute

Martin Lipton
F
ounding partner
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz website: http://www.wlrk.com/


Martin Lipton, a founding partner of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, specializes in advising major corporations on mergers and acquisitions and matters affecting corporate policy and strategy and has written and lectured extensively on these subjects.

Mr. Lipton is Chairman of The Board of Trustees of New York University, a Trustee of the New York University School of Law (Chairman 1988-98), a member of the Council of the American Law Institute, Co-Chair of the Partnership for New York City, and a Director of the Institute of Judicial Administration.

Mr. Lipton served as Special Counsel to the City of New York in connection with the fiscal crisis (1975-1978); Special Counsel, United States Department of Energy (1979-1980); and Acting General Counsel, United States Synthetic Fuels Corporation (1980). Mr. Lipton served as counsel to the New York Stock Exchange Committee on Market Structure, Governance and Ownership (1999-2000), as counsel to, and member of, its Committee on Corporate Accountability and Listing Standards [Corporate Governance] (2002) and as Chairman of its Legal Advisory Committee (2002-2004).

Mr. Lipton has a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an L.L.B. from the New York University School of Law. He is a member of The American Academy of Arts & Sciences.