Kai Liekefett

Partner and Co-Chair, Shareholder Activism & Corporate Defense Practice


Sidley Austin LLP

Kai Liekefett is a partner in New York and co-chairs Sidley’s Shareholder Activism and Corporate Defense practice. He has over 20 years of experience in corporate law. He spends 100% of his time on shareholder activism campaigns, proxy fights and hostile takeovers. In the past five years, Kai has defended over 100 proxy contests, more than any other defense attorney in the world, and approximately 25% of all late-stage proxy fights in the U.S.

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Thursday March 21, 2024

Get Ready: The New Wave of Shareholder Activism

  • Defining the new wave of shareholder activism and how to be well-prepared
  • Legal requirements and best practices for superior investor relationships
  • ESG considerations, universal proxies, and other influential factors