Kai H. E. Liekefett, Derek Zaba, and Leonard Wood
Kai H. E. Liekefett is a partner in New York and co-chairs Sidley’s Shareholder Activism practice. He has 20 years of experience in corporate law and spends 100 percent of his time on activism campaigns, proxy fights, and hostile takeovers. Derek Zaba is a partner in the Palo Alto and New York offices and co-chairs Sidley’s Shareholder Activism practice. He counsels companies on a variety of matters, including activism defense/proxy contests, activism preparedness, takeover defenses, shareholder engagement, and corporate governance. Leonard Wood is a senior managing associate lawyer in Sidley’s office in Houston where his practice focuses on shareholder activism, mergers and acquisitions, strategic investor relations, and corporate governance involving public companies.