Lawrence 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 U.S. and abroad.
Over the past three proxy seasons, Lawrence has successfully led scores of defense engagements across a wide array of industries (such as energy, manufacturing, EPC, retail/wholesale, hospitality, restaurant, pharmaceutical, real estate/REITs, etc.) for companies with market capitalizations spanning the $100M range through $10B. He also represents select investors in their activism campaigns against public companies.