Demetrius Warrick



Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Mr. Warrick regularly advises public and private clients in a variety of corporate matters, including strategic acquisitions, divestitures, auctions, strategic investments, reorganizations, financial advisor engagements and joint ventures. Mr. Warrick also has represented many companies with respect to shareholder activism, takeover preparedness, unsolicited proposals, contested proxy solicitations and other contests for corporate control. In addition, he has advised clients in designing and implementing shareholder rights plans and other corporate protective measures.

In 2023, Mr. Warrick was named a Rising Star by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association and honored as a Diversity Initiative Winner by the New York Law Journal in recognition of his “significant contributions to progressing diversity and inclusion efforts in New York’s legal community.” He has been a member of Skadden’s Black and African American Affinity Network since joining the firm in 2011 and served as a member of the Steering Committee from 2015-18.

9:40 AM - 10:20 AM

Thursday March 21, 2024

Universal Proxies, 13D and Size Matters - Legal Perspectives on Activism

  • Key facts to understand about Schedule 13D filings
  • Universal proxy rules and how they lower procedural hurdles for activists
  • Board size, short attacks, and other important legal perspectives on activism