Abraham Schwartz focuses his practice on shareholder activism, proxy contests, ESG engagement, M&A, corporate governance and other related matters.


Shareholder Activism in 2022,” Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance, Oct. 25, 2022

Shareholder Rights Update: SEC Proposes to Narrow Ability to Exclude Shareholder Proposals from Company Proxy Materials,” SRZ Alert, July 28, 2022

“SEC Rescinds Certain Rules Governing Proxy Voting Advice,” SRZ Alert, July 21, 2022

“JANA Partners’ Cooperation Agreement with Board of Mercury Systems,” Global Legal Chronicle, July 4, 2022 (featured)

“D. E. Shaw Group’s Agreement with FedEx,” Global Legal Chronicle, June 22, 2022 (featured)

SEC Staff Guidance Paves Way for More ESG Proposals, SRZ Alert, Feb. 2022; republished in Bloomberg Law, Feb. 2022

Contributor, “An Annual Report on Corporate Governance and Shareholder Activism,” Proxy Monitor (The Manhattan Institute), 2016