Olshan Shareholder Activism Practice Recognized in Legal 500 US 2019 as Top Tier 1 Leading Firm and Co-Chairs as Leading Lawyers; Advertising Practice Recognized as Leading Firm
The Legal 500 United States 2019 guide to leading law firms and attorneys has named the firm as a Top Tier 1 Leading Firm in M&A/Corporate and Commercial: Shareholder Activism - advice to shareholders and five of the practice’s lawyers have been acknowledged. Co-Chairs Steve Wolosky and Andrew Freedman have been named as elite Tier 1 Leading Lawyers, partner Meagan Reda was named a Next Generation Lawyer, and partners Elizabeth Gonzalez-Sussman and Ryan Nebel have been named as Recommended lawyers. In addition, the firm has been named as a Tier 3 Leading Firm in Advertising and Marketing: Transactional and three lawyers have been named as Recommended: Chair Andrew Lustigman and partners Tamara Carmichael and Scott Shaffer.
Legal 500 noted some of the prominent activist clients that the Shareholder Activism Practice advises, including Starboard Value and Elliott Management, as well as recent M&A related activism the firm has handled. The Advertising, Marketing and Promotions practice group is noted by Legal 500 for its capabilities in handling sweepstakes and contests, advertising clearance, and advising on direct marketing law and in regulatory investigations.