Kleinberg Kaplan Partner Chris Davis Recognized by Chambers USA as Leading Shareholder Activist Lawyer

FEATURED PUBLICATION | July 9, 2020 | Investor Activism

Kleinberg Kaplan, a pure-play activist law firm, is pleased to announce that Christopher P. Davis, chair of its Investor Activism and Mergers and Acquisitions Practices, was recently ranked as a leading activist lawyer in Chambers USA.

Described as a “tireless advocate” for firm clients, Chambers further noted that Davis is “extremely knowledgeable and experienced” and shared that “his strategic sense and skills really stand out.”

Kleinberg Kaplan was recently featured as a top legal advisor for activist campaigns in Bloomberg’s H1 2020 Global Activism Market Review. The firm ranked third for legal counsel advising activist investors both globally and in the United States.

“The Investor Activism Practice that Chris Davis leads has been repeatedly recognized and ranked for years as one of the premier legal advisors to activist investors. We have advised both established and emerging activists on impressive campaigns. Chris Davis’ leadership of the group, his knowledge of the field, and the trust that our clients put in him and his team helps Kleinberg Kaplan stand out as one of the few ‘go to’ law firms for creative activists. The whole firm congratulates Chris on the honor of being recognized in Chambers,” said Andrew Chonoles, Kleinberg Kaplan Managing Partner.

Bolstered by its reputation in the funds industry, the firm’s clients include many activist hedge funds and other investors. Kleinberg Kaplan develops and helps execute innovative strategies to help investors achieve strategic goals, from the initial analysis of available options through the successful conclusion of activist campaigns. The firm has been involved in numerous successful proxy contests during the last three decades for its many activist clients. Davis frequently appears on television, at conferences and in print as an advocate for shareholder activism.

Chambers bases its rankings on extensive market research into the strengths and reputations of U.S. attorneys and law firms and is widely considered to be one of the most reputable law firm directories in the world. Interviews are conducted with clients and attorneys across the nation to enable Chambers to assess technical legal ability, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by legal clients.

About Kleinberg Kaplan

Described as “Wall Street’s best-kept secret” (US Legal 500), Kleinberg Kaplan is a premier, award-winning boutique law firm that provides practical, business-minded legal counsel to investors, entrepreneurs and other industry leaders. With a national and international reputation for its representation of activists and private funds, the firm serves an impressive roster of clients, including investment funds and companies at all stages of their life cycles, as well as a wide variety of real estate investors, family offices and high-net-worth individuals. Kleinberg Kaplan provides a full-service platform that combines extensive Big Law experience with the personalized attention of a boutique firm, true teamwork and an entrepreneurial culture attuned