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 doctorate from Harvard Law School, where he co-founded the Harvard Association for Law and Business and participated in the Program on Negotiation.