Sabastian V Niles focuses on rapid-response shareholder activism, takeover defence and corporate governance; US and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, buyouts, investments, divestitures and strategic partnerships; and other corporate and securities law matters and special situations. Mr Niles writes and speaks frequently on corporate and governance matters and received his Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School, where he cofounded the Harvard Association for Law and Business and participated in the Program on Negotiation.