Vinson & Elkins named # 1 in public enterprise defense for 5th year in a row by Activist Insight
Lawrence Elbaum and Patrick Gadson, Co-Heads of Shareholder Activism at Vinson & Elkins
Activist perspective named Vinson & Elkins shareholder activism As No. 1 in the defense of public enterprises, the fifth consecutive year that V&E has received this distinction.
Recently, V&E also received the # 1 ranking for corporate and board representation based on the number of campaigns defended for the first half of 2020 by Refinitiv, which is part of Thomson Reuters Corporation. Additionally, V&E was named one of the Nation’s Top Companies for Shareholder Activism – Advice to Boards in the Legal 500 US 2020 guide. The guide also recognized Lawrence Elbaum and Patrick Gadson, co-leaders of the Practice Shareholding firm, based in New York – Elbaum as one of only two “Next Generation Partner” in the category and Gadson as a Recommended Practitioner. Mr. Elbaum has been hailed for “unparalleled experience and knowledge of this space,” and Gadson as “just the best” and a “go-to legal advisor” for advocacy situations.
Comprised of approximately 30 lawyers, V&E’s Shareholding practice relies on leading practices in public companies, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and litigation, to defend public companies and their board of directors. administration in proxy struggles and other high-stakes issues for corporate control.