Partner Ed Trissel to Speak about Cybersecurity at Cleveland State University College of Law Conference

April 17, 2024 – This Friday, Joele Frank Partner Ed Trissel will be speaking at Cleveland State University College of Law’s Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Conference on a panel, “Incident Response: Coordinating Legal, Technical and Communications”.


Ed will be joined by Craig Horbus and Gabrielle Hartstein of Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, and Matt Kipp of Centric Consulting for a panel moderated by Robert Eckman of Parker Hannifin.


With threat actor tactics evolving significantly over the past year, this panel will explore the critical need for organizations to adapt their incident response plans to prepare for and respond to this changing threat landscape.

Partner Ed Trissel to Speak on the National Association of Corporate Directors Panel

April 4, 2024 – On Tuesday, April 9th, Joele Frank’s Ed Trissel will be speaking on the NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors) Signature Series panel, “Cybersecurity Enterprise Risk Management”, in Dallas.


Cybersecurity is a complex and dynamic risk for enterprise, and we look forward to a lively conversation full of practical guidance for how to improve your organization’s readiness to deal with hashtag#cybersecurity risks.


Ed will be joined by Jennifer Urban of Foley & Lardner LLP, and Johnny Lee of Grant Thornton (US) in a discussion moderated by Bets Lillo, NACD.DC of the Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business.

Partner Adam Pollack Speaks on Panel at Activist Investor Conference

March 26, 2024 – We were pleased to see our Partner Adam Pollack take the stage at this year’s Activist Investor Conference to share his insight alongside Gabrielle Wolf of Innisfree M&A Incorporated, Demetrius Warrick of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates, and Ele Klein of Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP!


Thanks to Adam’s fellow panelists, and this year’s attendees. We look forward to next year’s event.

President Matthew Sherman Featured in 13D Monitor Quarterly Activist Report

March 13, 2024 – We are proud to see our own Joele Frank and Matthew Sherman featured in 13D Monitor’s inaugural edition of their Quarterly Activist Report for Corporations.


Congratulations to 13D Monitor on this new initiative, we’re glad to see them continue to expand their services in an exciting new form.

Partner Barrett Golden to Speak at the 36th Annual Tulane Corporate Law Institute

March 4, 2024 – At the 36th Annual Tulane Corporate Law Institute, Joele Frank Partner Barrett Golden will be speaking on a panel about Activism and ESG Considerations in Deal Making from 2:30 - 4:00 PM CT on March 7, 2024.


Barrett will be joined by David A. Katz and Elina Tetelbaum of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, Elizabeth Gonzalez-Sussman of Olshan Frome Wolosky, Michele Anderson of Latham & Watkins, and Daniel Nardello of Nardello & Co.


We are excited to hear Barrett and her fellow panelists share their expertise as we head into what is sure to be a busy season for the #Activism and #ESG worlds.


We hope to see many of you in person in New Orleans at The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, but for those of you who will not be in attendance this year, there is still time to register to attend virtually! Sign up at the link below:

Joele Frank Ranked #1 in M&A, Shareholder Activism Defense, Bankruptcy/Restructuring League Tables in 2023

February 21, 2024 – Joele Frank is privileged to serve our clients and work alongside the best and brightest advisors on some of the highest-profile and most impactful corporate situations.


In 2023, Joele Frank ranked #1 in M&A, shareholder activism defense, and bankruptcy/restructuring league tables for The Deal, Bloomberg, and Mergermarket, and our firm and colleagues were widely recognized with multiple awards. There is plenty to look back on with pride, and we captured some of the highlights here.


We look forward to helping more clients Take Control in 2024!