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Patrick Gadson

New York, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Corporate/M&A: Takeover Defense
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Corporate/M&A: Takeover Defense - New York

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Up-and-comer Patrick Gadson serves as co-head of the firm's shareholder activism practice, and demonstrates excellence in representing public companies in takeover situations.
"He has a ton of knowledge of these situations and leaves no stone unturned.""Patrick is an invaluable conduit between the two sides of these disputes. He understands the perspectives of the other side and knows how they think, their strategies and tactics, and what their next moves are likely to be."
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Patrick’s principal areas of practice are private equity, mergers and acquisitions and shareholder activism. Patrick is the co-head of V&E’s Shareholder Activism practice, which advises public companies in competitive proxy solicitations, strategic investor relations, and corporate governance. He also counsels senior management, boards of directors, investment managers and both private equity and strategic investors in a wide variety of complex business transactions, corporate governance matters, strategic investor relations and other special situations. His experience includes advising clients in connection with shareholder activism related investments, hostile takeovers, public and private M&A transactions, strategic minority investments and corporate capital investments. Prior to joining Vinson & Elkins, Patrick practiced law at a leading shareholder activism law firm and a preeminent corporate law firm in New York City.

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Columbia Law School, J.D., 2011

Cornell University, B.S., Industrial and Labor Relations, 2006

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Patrick Gadson

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