Scott A. Edelman

Chairman at Milbank LLP

Scott A. Edelman

Scott A. Edelman

Chairman at Milbank LLP

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Scott A. Edelman occupies the position of Chairman for Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP. Mr. Edelman is also on the board of Milbank Holdings Ltd.

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Milbank LLP

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Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

4

Number of Awards

6

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Partner & Executive Director at Milbank LLP

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Chair, Finance Practice at Milbank LLP

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Head, Global Securities Group at Milbank LLP

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Senior Hiring Partner at Milbank LLP

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Scott A. Edelman
Chairman at Milbank LLP
Education
M.A. in Economics

Yale College was the official name of Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, from 1718 to 1887. The name now refers to the undergraduate part of the university. Each undergraduate student is assigned to one of 12 residential colleges. Yale was founded in part from funds realized from the sale of Equivalent Lands.

J.D.

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

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Member
Prior

The Harvard Law Review is a student-run organization whose primary purpose is to publish a journal of legal scholarship. The Review comes out monthly from November through June and has roughly 2000 pages per volume. The organization is formally independent of the Harvard Law School. Student editors make all editorial and organizational decisions and, together with a professional business staff of three, carry out day-to-day operations.

Career History
Chairman
1994 - Current

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP is a global law firm that has provided legal solutions to many of the world’s corporate transactions and litigation. The firm’s transactional capabilities includes capital markets, corporate finance and transactions, project finance, acquisition finance, and other major fields of law practice. Milbank litigation teams resolve disputes involving mergers and acquisitions, proxy battles, financings and securities offerings, intellectual property, white-collar crime, and corporate restructurings, among others.

Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York
1990 - 1994

The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interests of the United States according to the law; ensures public safety against threats foreign and domestic; provides federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeks just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and ensures fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

Attorney
Prior

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz enjoys a global reputation as one of the world's leading business law firms. Their deep experience in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, takeovers and takeover defense, corporate and securities law, and corporate governance means that they regularly handle some of the largest, most complex and demanding transactions in the United States and around the world. They counsel both public and private acquirors and targets. They also have extensive experience handling sensitive investigation and litigation matters and corporate restructurings, and in counseling boards of directors and senior management in the most sensitive situations. In addition, their attorneys are thought leaders, speaking and writing frequently in their various areas of expertise.Wachtell Lipton is consistently ranked as the most prestigious and desirable law firm to work for in the United States, thus enabling the firm to attract associates and some of the most outstanding and motivated attorneys and law school graduates in the United States and from around the world.

Political Donations
$5,000
2012

Former President of United States

$1,000
2008

Former President of United States

$500
2002

Former Senator from Arkansas

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Awards & Honors
Admitted to the New York Bar
Court Admission: US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Court Admission: US District Court, Southern District of New York
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