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United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

Corporate governance
Corporate governance - ranked: tier 2

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP advises leading activist hedge funds on their campaigns. Steve Wolosky and Andrew Freedman advised Elliott Management on its contest at Arconic, securing three seats on the board and the replacement of the CEO; the pair also advised the client on an agreement with CDK Global, securing two independent directors. Another client is Starboard Value, which Wolosky and Freedman advised on its agreement with Yahoo! regarding the sale of Yahoo!’s core business to Verizon and its re-establishment as Altaba, a ’40 Act investment company. Other hedge fund clients include Harvest Capital Strategies and Stilwell Value.

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United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Advertising and marketing: transactional and regulatory
Advertising and marketing: transactional and regulatory - ranked: tier 3

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP handles sweepstakes and contest law, advertising clearance matters, direct marketing issues, internet and mobile marketing law, and regulatory mandates. Practice head Andrew Lustigman is ‘an excellent name in the arena’; his recent work includes advising Insites Marketing Consulting on the development of sweepstakes programs to incentivize research projects; assisting Townsquare Media with multiple promotions, including a talent contest and a treasure hunt contest associated with a leading music festival; and acting for New York Health & Racquet Club on compliance matters, sweepstakes promotions and enrolment issues. Clients also praise Tamara Carmichael, who handles advertising and unfair competition law matters; and litigator Scott Shaffer. All attorneys mentioned are based in New York.

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