New York Law Journal Names Lawrence Elbaum a 2018 Rising Star
Vinson & Elkins
partner Lawrence Elbaum has been named one of New York Law Journal’s
2018 Rising Stars. The awards honor the best and brightest among New York’s
legal community, who have influenced their practice areas in New York and
Elbaum is co-head of
V&E’s Shareholder Activism Practice. In this role, he leverages over a
decade of experience as a securities litigator and business advisor to counsel
senior management and boards of public companies with respect to proxy contests
and other shareholder activism campaigns, such as merger contests, precatory
proposals, consent solicitations, withhold the vote/vote “no” campaigns and
short attacks. He also advises these clients concerning corporate governance
matters, strategic investor relations and related litigation and investigations
in the United States and abroad.
Outside of the
office, Elbaum works with organizations to promote gender and ethnic diversity
in public company boardrooms across the U.S. He devotes significant efforts to
pro bono and other charitable work, including using his training as a litigator
to represent battered and indigent women in connection with divorce, alimony
and child custody and support proceedings in New York, in addition to
supporting a host of regional, national and global charities.
The winners will be recognized in the New
York Law Journal’s upcoming Professional Excellence magazine and honored at
an event in Manhattan in October.