Daniel J. Cerqueira



Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Daniel J. Cerqueira focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, activist defense and general corporate matters. Mr. Cerqueira has represented numerous companies in connection with shareholder activism campaigns and proxy contests, shareholder activism preparedness and unsolicited M&A.

Mr. Cerqueira is recognized for his work in activism defense by The Legal 500 US. He was named an M&A “Rising Star” by The Deal and has been recognized by Lawdragon as among the “500 Leading Dealmakers in America” and the “500 X – The Next Generation.” Mr. Cerqueira has been a featured speaker at the American Bar Association’s International Law Section Annual Conference, the Cornell Tech Board Institute and PLI’s Mergers & Acquisitions: Advanced Trends and Developments Program.

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Thursday March 21, 2024

The Impact of Shareholder Activism on Global M&A

  • Activists' agitation for deals by demanding M&A terms and why
  • Technology, industrials, and healthcare lure worldwide activist attention
  • Getting on board for greater international influence and how it impacts stakeholders