Tiffany Fobes Campion is a senior attorney in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins, where she focuses on takeover defense and shareholder activism matters. She is a key member of the firm’s Activism Practice, a central resource for clients and Latham lawyers dealing with activist investors.
Ms. Campion works extensively with management and directors of public corporations on takeover defense planning, shareholder activism, and related corporate governance matters.
To prepare clients for activism or hostile offers, Ms. Campion educates on the investor market, recommends and facilitates enhancements to takeover defenses, and monitors shareholder profiles. When activist investors surface, she develops engagement strategies, evaluates potential courses of action, and, as needed, negotiates settlement agreements.
Ms. Campion regularly advises clients dealing with some of the nation’s most prolific activist investors, including: Atlantic Investment Management, Barington Companies Investors, Becker Drapkin Management, Carl Icahn, Casablanca Capital, Clinton Group, Engaged Capital, GAMCO Asset Management, Harbinger Capital Partners, JANA Partners, Land & Building Investment Management, Lonestar Value, Pershing Square, NS Advisors LLC, Potomac Capital, Raging Capital, Stadium Capital, Starboard Value, Third Point, and ValueAct Capital, among others.