Latham & Watkins Ranked #1 for US Company Activism Defense

February 9, 2022
Firm led FactSet’s 2021 activism league tables for defense work with target companies valued over US$1 billion.

Latham & Watkins ranked the #1 legal advisor to US companies valued at more than US$1 billion that are targets of shareholder activism, according to FactSet’s 2021 league tables.

A sampling of notable engagements handled throughout the year by the firm’s Activism Defense Practice include representing:


  • Kohl’s Corporation in engagement by Engine Capital, Macellum Advisors, Starboard Value, and Acacia Research
  • Switch in engagement by Elliott Investment Management
  • New Relic in engagement by Engaged Capital