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 governance and securities law matters, including proxy fights and activism preparedness and defense. 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 technology, health care, pharmaceuticals, retail, energy, and industrials. In 2013, 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 has been included several times as a Super Lawyer in the area of mergers and acquisitions by Super Lawyers magazine.
Mr Roth received a B.S. in Foreign Service magna cum laude from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received his J.D. with honors from Stanford Law School. 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.