CHARLOTTE NEWELL practices in the Securities and Shareholder Litigation and Corporate Governance practices in the firm’s New York office. Charlotte focuses her practice on stockholder class and derivative actions, M&A litigation, shareholder activism matters, securities class actions, and investment fund matters. Prior to joining Sidley, Charlotte was a law clerk for the Honorable J. Travis Laster, Vice Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery. Thereafter she was an associate at another global law firm advising on a variety of corporate governance, securities, and mutual fund litigation matters.
Charlotte is a senior editor of the Enhanced Scrutiny blog, in which the Sidley team provides timely updates and thoughtful analysis on M&A and corporate governance matters from the Delaware courts and, on occasion, from other jurisdictions. She has also taught classes on M&A litigation at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law and New York University School of Law.
Charlotte received her B.A. from the Schreyer Honors College at The Pennsylvania State University and her J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was an associate editor for the Journal of Business Law and received the Oscar Bregman Prize for Excellence in the Field of Business Law.