Sidley was ranked No. 1 in Thomson Reuters’ Refinitiv’s Global Shareholder Activism Scorecard among legal advisers to companies based on the number of activist campaigns launched in 2020.
This ranking follows Sidley’s No. 1 ranking in Bloomberg’s Global Activism Market Review, FactSet’s Activism Advisor League Tables, and Activist Insight’s 2020 Adviser Award for company-side engagements in 2020.
In the past five years, the co-chairs of Sidley’s shareholder activism practice, Kai Liekefett and Derek Zaba, have been involved in more than 70 proxy contests worldwide and 25% of all U.S. proxy fights that went all the way (while losing only four votes).