Faculty Profiles

Neil Wertlieb

Neil Wertlieb

Lecturer in Law
B.S. Berkeley, 1980
J.D. Berkeley, 1984

Neil J Wertlieb teaches Lifecycle of a Corporation. Mr. Wertlieb received his B.S. and J.D. from UC Berkeley. While at UC Berkeley School of Law, he served as an associate editor on law review and as a judicial extern for Justice Stanley Mosk on the California Supreme Court.

Mr. Wertlieb is a partner at the law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, where his practice focuses on corporate transactions, primarily acquisitions, securities offerings and restructurings. He is admitted to practice in California, New York and Washington, D.C. Mr. Wertlieb is the former Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the California State Bar, the State Bar's Business Law Section and the Section's Corporations Committee.

Mr. Wertlieb is the general editor of the legal treatise Ballantine & Sterling: California Corporation Laws. He has been recognized in The Legal 500 for his M&A work and was recognized as one of the top 100 most influential lawyers in California (California Law Business, October 30, 2000). Mr. Wertlieb is also a frequent speaker and expert witness on corporate transactions, corporate governance, attorney standard of care and attorney ethics.

For more information, please refer to Neil Wertlieb's profile on his firm's website:  http://www.milbank.com/en/Attorneys/v-z/Wertlieb_Neil.htm