EVAN JOHNSON is an associate in the M&A and Private Equity group in the firm’s New York office. He focuses his practice on shareholder activism, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and related transactions.
Prior to joining Sidley, Evan worked at a New York law firm as an M&A associate representing hedge funds and other activist investors in proxy contests, settlement negotiations, securities filings and regulatory compliance matters. He also represented private equity clients in a variety of transactions, including portfolio company acquisitions, add-ons and exits.
Evan received his J.D. from Cornell Law School, where he served as an editor of the Cornell Law Review. He received his B.A. from Bethel University and was a member of the Honors Program.