CVR Energy Sues Wachtell Over Role in Icahn Spat

, The Am Law Daily


In a suit filed Thursday in federal court in Kansas City, Kan., CVR Energy accuses Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and corporate partners Andrew Brownstein and Benjamin Roth of malpractice in representing the oil refining company in its unsuccessful effort to fend off a hostile takeover by activist investor Carl Icahn. The suit states that Wachtell received $6 million for its work advising CVR.

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