Dennis Craythorn > Latham & Watkins LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins LLP
885 THIRD AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10022-4834
United States

Work Department

Dennis Craythorn is counsel in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Craythorn advises public company clients on corporate, securities and governance issues, including compliance with Exchange Act disclosure requirements, proxy rules, insider trading rules, stock exchange governance rules, and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and related regulations. Mr. Craythorn represents public company clients across various industries, from Fortune 500 to emerging companies.

Position

Corporate Counsel

Career

https://www.lw.com/people/dennis-craythorn

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.