Mark Gordon is a partner in the New York law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where he focuses on advising public companies and major leveraged buyout firms in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, take-over defense, shareholder activism, and corporate governance, capital raising transactions and securities law matters.
Mr. Gordon is also a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches a winter-term Mergers & Acquisitions course annually since 2009.
Mr. Gordon joined Wachtell Lipton in 1994 and was elected partner in 2001. He received his B.A., mag-na cum laude, from Yale University, and his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard University.
Mr. Gordon serves on the board of directors of the National “I Have a Dream” Foundation, the OCD Foundation (the alumni board for the Yale Daily News), and the Hannah Arendt Center for Ethical and Political Thinking (Bard College). He is the Chairman of the Alumni Advisory Board of the Harvard Law School Association for Law and Business.