Corporate Governance and Shareholder Engagement

Extensive experience counseling public company clients and their boards on all aspects of corporate governance and shareholder engagement

Why Cooley

Practical approach to advising companies and their boards on governance structures in the context of balancing best practices in corporate governance and business goals and protecting long-term shareholder value

Experienced in assisting companies with effective shareholder engagement, including outreach to institutional governance and other voting professionals, dealing with proxy advisory firms and their voting recommendations, and responding to shareholder proposals and shareholder activists

Serve as principal corporate governance and securities counsel for 240+ public companies

Broad industry platform with clients across many industries, giving us a deep perspective on emerging trends in corporate governance practices and shareholder concerns in all stages of the corporate lifecycle

Multidisciplinary approach that leverages skillsets across Cooley practice groups in offices throughout the world, including corporate, securities, litigation and executive compensation subject matter experts

Proactive style to identify issues early, avoid surprises and mitigate risk

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