Jeff was an attorney at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, regarded as the most selective and profitable corporate law firm in the world. While at Wachtell (as well as Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Skadden, Arps in Hong Kong), Jeff worked on the world’s largest M&A deals and IPOs, including transactions that reshaped the telecommunications, mining and consumer goods spaces. He helped lead the spin-off of Lands’ End from Sears Holdings and its NASDAQ listing in 2014, and during his time at the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, worked on the revision of the rules governing cross-border M&A.
During his legal career, Jeff regularly spoke at the law schools of Yale, Harvard, Stanford, NYU and Columbia, and co-authored multiple leading articles on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and disclosure of financial projections. He most recently taught at Yale Law School’s “Lawyers & Leadership” program.