John L Robinson is a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. He focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and general corporate and securities matters. John's practice has included a wide range of matters, including cross-border and domestic acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, carve-outs and private equity transactions. He also advises companies on takeover defense and in responding to shareholder activism and proxy contests.
John received his A.B. in economics summa cum laude from Dartmouth College, where he was a Rufus Choate Scholar. He received his J.D. with distinction from Stanford Law School, where he was a senior editor of the Stanford Law Review and a member of the Stanford Journal of Law, Business and Finance.
Prior to law school, John worked as an associate consultant at the business strategy consulting firm L.E.K. Consulting LLP, in its Boston and Paris offices.