FacultyFaculty/Author Profile

Claudia H. Allen

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Chicago, IL, USA


Claudia H. Allen serves as co-chair of the Corporate Governance practice. She counsels boards, management and investors in public and private companies on corporate governance matters and related issues, such as shareholder activism and engagement, shareholder proposals, defensive measures including shareholder rights plans, takeover preparedness, board/committee process and structure and fiduciary duties. Her practice also encompasses transactional matters, including private and public mergers and acquisitions, and securities matters, including compliance with the Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley Acts.

A recognized speaker on corporate governance issues, Claudia has made presentations to the American Bar Association, the Association of Corporate Counsel, Institutional Shareholder Services’ Governance Exchange, the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, the National Investor Relations Institute, the Private Directors Association and the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals. She has also appeared on CNBC’s Power Lunch and Squawk on the Street.

Claudia’s landmark studies of forum selection provisions in charters and bylaws and majority voting in director elections have been widely cited, including by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Report of the New York Stock Exchange Commission on Corporate Governance. Her informed perspective and depth of knowledge on governance and transactional issues have made her a sought-after commentator and author for publications including The Wall Street JournalThe New York TimesThe Financial TimesThe Washington PostHandelsblattNikkeiThe IndependentThe Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation and The Conference Board Governance Center Blog.

Claudia co-chairs the general review task force of the Committee on Corporate Laws of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association and chaired its task force on public company preferred stock. She also served as chairman of the 30th Annual Ray Garrett Jr. Corporate and Securities Law Institute at Northwestern University Law School.

Claudia H. Allen is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Nom and Gov — First Line of Offense (and Defense) in Ensuring Good Board Governance Practices - Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2017, Friday, March 10, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Nom and Gov — First Line of Offense (and Defense) in Ensuring Good Board Governance Practices - Nom and Gov — First Line of Offense (and Defense) in Ensuring Good Board Governance Practices, Friday, March 10, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Nom and Gov — First Line of Offense (and Defense) in Ensuring Good Board Governance Practices - Nom and Gov — First Line of Offense (and Defense) in Ensuring Good Board Governance Practices, Friday, March 10, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Nom and Gov — First Line of Offense (and Defense) in Ensuring Good Board Governance Practices - Nom and Gov — First Line of Offense (and Defense) in Ensuring Good Board Governance Practices, Friday, March 10, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Board Refreshment Policies (December 15, 2016) - Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2017, Monday, March 13, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2017, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, New York, NY
Share
Email

  • FOLLOW PLI:
  • twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • GooglePlus
  • RSS

All Contents Copyright © 1996-2017 Practising Law Institute. Continuing Legal Education since 1933.

© 2017 PLI PRACTISING LAW INSTITUTE. All rights reserved. The PLI logo is a service mark of PLI.