Sidley represented Luby’s, Inc. (NYSE: LUB) in its successful proxy contest defense against activist hedge fund Bandera Partners. The shareholders of Luby’s voted to support the election of all nine director candidates of the Luby’s board and against the election of the four Bandera nominees. A link to the company’s press release is here
. Sidley’s team included partner and chair of Sidley’s shareholder activism practice Kai Haakon Liekefett and partner George Vlahakos as well as associates Leonard Wood, Chris Porcelli, John Stribling, Leslie Slaughter, Riley Fedechko, and Tanner Groce.