Benjamin M Roth is a partner in the Corporate Department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and other private equity transactions, capital markets transactions, and general corporate and securities matters, including proxy fights, hostile defense and corporate governance. He has advised a broad range of public and private companies and financial sponsors in the United States and abroad in a variety of industries including health care, pharmaceuticals, technology, financial services, retail, energy, and industrials. Mr Roth was selected as one of the winners of the 40 Under 40 Awards for legal advisors by The M&A Advisor. He also has been featured three times as Dealmaker of the Week by AmLaw Daily and was listed as a Super Lawyer in the area of mergers and acquisitions by Super Lawyers magazine in 2014 and 2015 and as a "Rising Star" in 2011 and 2012. He was selected as an expert in Mergers and Acquisitions in the 2016 edition of ExpertGuides.
Mr Roth received a BS in Foreign Service magna cum laude from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service in 1998 and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received his JD with honors from Stanford Law School in 2001. He served as co-editor-in-chief of the Stanford Journal of Law, Business and Finance.
Mr Roth lives in New Jersey with his wife, son and two daughters.