Warren de Wied
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Warren de Wied is a partner at Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP and a member of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice. For more than 30 years, de Wied has represented corporate boards, public companies, private equity firms, and investment banks in major M&A transactions, takeover defense, contested bids, activist shareholder campaigns, and corporate governance matters. He represented Kirk Kerkorian in his activist campaigns in the 1990s and 2000s, served as a managing director and head of Merrill Lynch’s takeover defense and shareholder activist response practice in the late 2000s, and acted as counsel to public company boards in connection with numerous activist campaigns by prominent activist funds over the past decade. He is admitted to practice in New York.