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Kleinberg Kaplan Ranks Among Leading Law Firms Advising Activist Investors According to Refinitiv 

Kleinberg Kaplan, a pure-play activist law firm, ranks among the most active legal advisors for activist campaigns, according to data intelligence provider Refinitiv. For full year 2020, Kleinberg Kaplan ranked third for legal counsel solely advising activist investors in Refinitiv’s Global Shareholder Activism Scorecard released this week. In addition, the firm ranked fourth globally for…

FEATURED PUBLICATION | March 16, 2021 | Investor Activism

Kleinberg Kaplan Adds David Pentlow as Senior Counsel to Private Funds & Investment Management Practice

Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan has announced that David Pentlow has joined the firm as Senior Counsel in its Private Funds & Investment Management Practice. Mr. Pentlow has extensive experience representing private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate funds and other investors, financial institutions, and issuers – from start-ups to established public companies –…

Firm News | February 16, 2021 | Private Equity Funds | Hedge Funds | Real Estate Funds | Investment Management | Securities and Corporate Finance | Mergers & Acquisitions | Business Restructuring and Reorganization

Kleinberg Kaplan Ranks Among Top Legal Advisors Both Globally and in the United States for Activist Campaigns in 2020 According to Bloomberg

Kleinberg Kaplan, a pure-play activist law firm, was again featured as a top legal advisor for activist campaigns in Bloomberg’s 2020 Global Activism Market Review. The firm ranked fourth for legal counsel advising activist investors in the United States and fifth globally for the same, according to Bloomberg. The Bloomberg Activism Advisory League Tables represent…

FEATURED PUBLICATION | January 5, 2021 | Investor Activism

Kleinberg Kaplan Promotes Joshua Guttman to Partner

Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan announces the promotion of Joshua Guttman to partner effective January 1, 2021. Since 1971, New York-based Kleinberg Kaplan has been a leader in advising hedge and private equity funds, sophisticated business ventures, prominent real estate operators, and family offices. “I am pleased to announce the promotion of Josh Guttman to partner,”…

FEATURED PUBLICATION | January 4, 2021 | Hedge Funds | Private Equity Funds | Investment Management

Kleinberg Kaplan Partner Philip S. Gross Featured in Hedge Fund Law Report’s “2020 Year-End Tax-Planning Considerations for Fund Managers”

Philip S. Gross, partner and chair of Kleinberg Kaplan’s Tax Department, is featured in Hedge Fund Law Report’s article “2020 Year-End Tax-Planning Considerations for Fund Managers.” In the in-depth Q&A, Phil details year-end tax-planning issues for both the principals of hedge fund managers and their funds, including any special considerations for 2020 due to the COVID-19…

Firm News | December 10, 2020 | Hedge Funds | High Net Worth Individual Planning

Kleinberg Kaplan Partners Philip S. Gross and Maurice Collada III Featured in S&P Global Intelligence

Philip S. Gross, partner and chair of Kleinberg Kaplan’s Tax Department, and Maurice Collada III, Private Equity and Hedge Funds partner, are featured in an S&P Global Intelligence article. In “Biden’s proposed tax plans could hit private equity in the pocket,” Phil and Maurice shared their thoughts on the concerns surrounding the possible tax increases…

Firm News | December 3, 2020 | High Net Worth Individual Planning | Private Equity Funds | Hedge Funds

Kleinberg Kaplan Partner Christopher P. Davis Discusses Nasdaq’s Proposed Diversity Rule with The Wall Street Journal, Law360, CFO.com, Corporate Counsel

Christopher P. Davis, chair of Kleinberg Kaplan’s Investor Activism practice, spoke with The Wall Street Journal on a brand new proposed rule by Nasdaq on board diversity, calling for listed companies to include women and people of diverse racial identities or sexual orientation on their boards – or explain why not. In the article, “The…

Firm News | December 2, 2020 | Investor Activism

15 Kleinberg Kaplan Attorneys Named as 2020 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

We are pleased to announce that 15 of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Super Lawyers®, a national legal ranking. Attorneys were nominated by their peers and recognized for their outstanding professional achievement in several legal practice areas including business/corporate, business litigation, estate & probate, mergers & acquisitions, real estate,…

Firm News | November 17, 2020 | Litigation | Securities and Corporate Finance | Mergers & Acquisitions | Transactional | Estate Planning and Administration | Leasing | Acquisitions and Sales | Development | Securities Litigation | Structured Finance & Derivatives Litigation