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Morgan Lewis Partner Earns NACD Directorship 100 Recognition for Second Straight Year

March 14, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC, March 14, 2019: Morgan Lewis partner Keith E. Gottfried, leader of the firm’s shareholder activism defense practice, has been named by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), which represents more than 20,000 corporate directors, to its list of 2019 NACD Directorship 100 honorees. This is the second consecutive year that Keith has received the recognition, which highlights the most influential people in the boardroom community, including directors, corporate governance experts, regulators, and advisors.

“It is an honor to be recognized by the NACD again and to be included with such an esteemed group of dedicated corporate directors and corporate governance experts, regulators, and advisors," said Keith. “As shareholder activism continues to be a pressing concern for most public companies and their boards of directors, we are proud to be one of the world’s go-to law firms for public companies concerned with being in the crosshairs of an activist shareholder.”

Learn more about the firm’s shareholder activism defense practice.