Latham & Watkins Earns #1 Rankings for 2020 Proxy Season Activism Defense

July 21, 2020
Firm recognized by Bloomberg, FactSet, and The Legal 500 as a top company advisor.

Latham & Watkins’ Activism Practice earned multiple #1 rankings among law firms in H1 2020 league tables for company defense work globally, in the US, and in Europe, including:

  • #1 for US company defense work (FactSet)
  • #1 globally for number of company defense engagements on campaigns launched in 2020 (Bloomberg)
  • #1 in Europe for number of company defense engagements (Bloomberg)

Additionally, Latham & Watkins is ranked again in 2020 as a Tier 1 firm in the Shareholder Activism: Advice to Boards category by The Legal 500, which highlights the law firms that are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.

A sampling of the firm’s recent notable engagements include representing:

  • Stericycle in engagement by Saddle Point Group
  • e.l.f. Beauty in engagement by Marathon Partners Equity Management
  • Landec Corporation in engagement by Legion Partners Asset Management
  • Aareal Bank AG in engagements by Teleios Capital and Petrus Advisors
  • Spok Holdings in engagements by White Hat Capital Partners, Palogic Value Management, and B. Riley Financial