Karessa L Cain is a corporate partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where she focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and securities law matters. She has worked on a range of transactions, including domestic and cross-border acquisitions, takeover defense, private equity transactions, shareholder activism, proxy contests, joint ventures and capital market transactions.
Ms Cain graduated cum laude from Yale College in 2000. She received her J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2004, where she was a James Kent Scholar and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Following graduation from law school, Ms. Cain served as a law clerk to the Honorable J. Clifford Wallace of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.