Matthew MacDonald is an associate in the corporate department of Wachtell Lipton. He received a JD summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, senior editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and was awarded the Barenkopf Scholarship (given to the student with the best academic record after the first two years of the JD programme). He also received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was awarded Director’s List honours. Previously, he completed his bachelor’s degree cum laude at Princeton University. Before joining the firm, Mr MacDonald worked at Fidelity Investments, as a member of its internal strategy consulting team, and at Bain Capital, as part of its venture capital and growth equity fund.