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Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP

Corporate/M&A

5 ranked lawyersBand 1New YorkUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Foremost firm for the representation of activist shareholders in their campaign activity. Offers a team of dedicated specialist counsel advising leading industry figures in major proxy contests, M&A and associated governance matters. Adept at handing situations involving both domestic and foreign entities.

Strengths

Clients say: "The firm is top-notch for activist matters."

"It is an outstanding team. What distinguishes it is its lawyers are very strategic and understand interpersonal dynamics," reports one source.

Work highlights

Advised Starboard on its successful election of eight of its director candidates to the board of GCP Applied Technologies.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Freedman is held in high regard by clients and peers alike, who consider him to be very strong in the counsel he offers to sophisticated activist investors. He cochairs the firm's shareholder activism group.
"He's the whole package; experienced, knowledgeable and responsive." "He focuses on the big picture."

Elizabeth Gonzalez-Sussman represents a clientele of hedge funds and other investors in shareholder activism matters as they occur across a spectrum of industries.
"She is efficient and understands not just the legal issues but the mechanics as well.""She's exceptionally strong and extremely talented. She's a good negotiator and never loses sight of the end goals."

Meagan Reda garners praise for the quality of her ascending practice, which is routinely engaged in proxy contests, shareholder activism and M&A, among other matters. She represents prominent hedge funds and other investors.
"She's an excellent lawyer; responsive, practical and commercial."

Ryan Nebel is an up-and-coming talent in the world of shareholder activism. Hedge funds and other investors look to him for counsel in high-stakes proxy contests, hostile takeovers and M&A, among other matters.
"He's incredibly responsive and thorough and thinks of things that you don't. Overall he's an excellent lawyer."

Steve Wolosky provides foremost counselto clients in the market's most significant domestic and cross-border shareholder activism matters. He cochairs in the firm's shareholder activism practice.
"Steve is a consummate professional and adviser. His subject matter knowledge is excellent as is his creativity in thinking through and solving problems. He is an excellent confidante and a valuable partner.""He's absolutely incredible at critical junctures. He knows his stuff extremely well."

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Corporate/M&A

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP

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Location

1325 Avenue of the Americas

New York

New York

USA

NY 10019

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Corporate/M&A: Shareholder Activism


Andrew Freedman
Band 2
Elizabeth Gonzalez-Sussman
Band 3
Meagan Reda
Up and Coming
Ryan Nebel
Up and Coming
Steve Wolosky
Band 1