Attorney Profiles

Mergers & Acquisitions

Paul S. Scrivano
+1 415 315 6368
+1 212 596 9722

Jane D. Goldstein
+1 212 596 9230
+1 617 951 7431

Shareholder Engagement and Activism

Jeff Katz
Jeffrey R. Katz
+1 617 951 7072

Corporate & Shareholder Litigation

David Hennes
David B. Hennes
+1 212 596 9395

Panelist Profiles

Art Crozier
Innisfree M&A Incorporated


Keith Higgins
Ropes & Gray LLP

Chair, Securities & Governance Practice 

Amy Lissauer

Managing Director, Corporate Advisory Business 

Michael Littenberg
Ropes & Gray LLP

Partner, Securities & Public Companies

Andrew Siegel
Joele Frank


Shareholder Engagement Series: Proxy Prep

Practices: Mergers & Acquisitions, Shareholder Engagement and Activism, Corporate & Securities Litigation

You are cordially invited to attend our Shareholder Engagement Series session designed to brief you on what to expect with the upcoming proxy season. Our program will feature a panel discussion with industry observers, including Ropes & Gray partners in our mergers & acquisitions and shareholder engagement and activism practices.

We will explore current trends in shareholder engagement with a focus on the latest “asks” by investors and the various strategies and defenses used to handle the demands of shareholders, whether activists or not. The event will conclude with a reception.


DATE         Wednesday, November 29, 2017

TIME          4:00 – 7:30 PM

PLACE       Ropes & Gray LLP | 1211 Avenue of the Americas | 38th Floor | New York


Topics of discussion will include:

  • Resurgence of M&A Activism
  • Changing Tactics on Board Nominations (including as to Board Refreshment, Diversity/Gender Equality and the Aftermath of Election Contests)
  • Increasingly Aggressive Short-Selling Campaigns
  • Latest Updates on Activist Strategy to Seek CEO Resignations
  • More Demanding Shareholder Proposals

For more information about our mergers & acquisitions, shareholder engagement and activism and corporate & shareholder litigation practices, please reach out to the attorneys highlighted in the Attorney Profiles.

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