In their Corporate Governance column, David A. Katz, a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, and Laura A. McIntosh, a consulting attorney for the firm, write: Shareholder activism has gone from fringe to mainstream. While individual gadflies and labor union pension funds are still the most prolific sponsors of shareholder proposals, some elements of their agendas have begun to find support among traditional investors.
The Mainstreaming of Shareholder Activism in 2013
New York Law Journal
September 26, 2013