Scott C. Herlihy > Latham & Watkins LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins LLP
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WASHINGTON DC 20004-1304
United States
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Work Department

Scott Herlihy is a partner in the Corporate Department of Latham & Watkins’ Washington, D.C. office. His practice centers on public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate governance and securities matters for public and private companies.

Mr. Herlihy’s clients include:

  • Host Hotels & Resorts
  • Owens Illinois
  • Hubbell
  • USEC, Inc.
  • Various boards of directors and board committees

Position

Partner

Career

https://www.lw.com/people/ScottCHerlihy

Lawyer Rankings

United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > Shareholder activism

Latham & Watkins LLP regularly acts for company boards in the defense of activist campaigns. Mark Gerstein and Christopher Drewry in Chicago, and Scott Herlihy in Washington DC, advised Owens-Illinois on an activist campaign brought by Atlantic Investment Management. Gerstein and Michael Dillard in Houston advised QEP Resources on an investment in the company by Elliott Management. In Silicon Valley, Tad Freese and Josh Dubofsky acted for e.l.f. Beauty in its relations with Marathon Partners, while Dubofsky, Ruck, Mark Roerder and Alan Mendelson advised Mellanox Technologies on its relationship with Starboard Value. Other clients include Aratana Theraputics and Cars.com, the latter of which the team advised on an investment in Starboard Value by Drewery, Aslani Far and Gerstein. Other key figures include Dennis Craythorn in New York, Peter Handrinos in Boston, and Patrick Pohlen in Silicon Valley, the last of whom advised Calix on a campaign brought by Voce Capital Management.