Keith Gottfried, a partner in the corporate practice at Morgan Lewis, advises public companies in a broad array of industries on shareholder activism defense matters. He advises public companies on preparing for and/or responding to activist shareholder campaigns, including high-profile proxy contests, special meeting demands, consent solicitations, and withhold vote campaigns, as well as unsolicited takeover offers and negotiated and contested M&A situations. Keith also advises public companies and their boards on strategies for making a company less vulnerable to activist shareholders, shareholder engagement, investor communications, corporate governance issues, board composition enhancement, and other board advisory matters. For more information, please view his bio at https://www.morganlewis.com/bios/kgottfried.
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, 1987, B.S., Economics (concentration in accounting); Boston University School of Law, 1992, J.D., Cum Laude; Boston University, Questrom School of Business, 1995, M.B.A., High Honors