Emily Stegich is an associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins. Ms. Stegich advises on public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, and general corporate governance. Ms. Stegich is a member of the firm’s Activism Practice, a central resource for clients and Latham lawyers dealing with activist investors. Ms. Stegich has a wide range of transactional experience, including:

  • Public and private mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate reorganizations and restructurings
  • Shareholder activism and takeover defense counseling
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Company representation matters

Ms. Stegich joined the firm in 2014 after graduating from The University of Texas School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Stegich served as the president of Women’s Law Caucus and worked as an intern to the executive director of the Center for Women in Law.

Ms. Stegich’s experience includes representation of:

  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation in a variety of transactional and corporate governance matters, including its acquisition of Apple Leisure Group for US$2.7 billion Two Roads Hospitality for US$480 million
  • DNS Capital in connection with various investments and transactional matters, including its acquisitions of or investments in Creative Office Pavilion, Industrial Magnetics, Lithko Contracting, Velocity Vehicle Group, and KBP Investments
  • The Pritzker Organization in connection with various investments and transactional matters, including its acquisitions of or investments in Crown Health Care Laundry Services, Lithko Contracting, KBP Investments, STV Group, Incorporated, and Mammoth Holdings
  • FMC Technologies, Inc. in its US$17 billion merger of equals transaction with Technip S.A., a Paris-based designer and developer of offshore oil and gas process facilities via the EU cross-border merger regime
  • Bass Pro Group and its equity holders in a variety of merger & acquisition, reorganization, and corporate matters, including its US$5.5 billion acquisition of Cabela’s Incorporated
  • Orbitz Worldwide, Inc., a leading global online travel company, in its US$1.6 billion take-private sale to Expedia
  • Henkel AG & Co. KGaA in its US$1.05 billion acquisition of Darex Packing Technologies
  • Beyond Meat, Inc. in connection with a variety of transactional and corporate governance matters
  • Andell Holdings in the sale of a significant minority interest in the Chicago Fire Major League Soccer Franchise
  • Aon in its acquisition of Stroz Friedberg, a provider of digital forensics services and cyber-security consultancy worldwide
  • AOC in its acquisition of Ashland Global Holding’s maleic anhydride business for US$100 million
  • STV Group, Incorporated in connection with its acquisition of CP&Y, Inc. and various corporate governance matters
  • KBP Investments in connection with a variety of transactional and corporate governance matters
  • Creative Office Pavilion in connection with its acquisition of Office Resources and various corporate governance matters
  • Various families and family offices in a variety of transactional and corporate governance matters

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois

Education

  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 2014
    With Honors
  • BS in Economics & Public Policy, Southern Methodist University, 2011
    cum laude