Michael A. VerrechiaManaging Director - Activism & Contested Situations
Mike is Managing Director of the Activism & Contested Situations Advisory Group at Morrow Sodali. He is also a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. With 18 years of experience, Mike provides strategic counsel in matters of shareholder activism in contested director elections, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and proxy solicitation. Several contested situations in which he has served include Anheuser Busch/InBev, Martin Marietta Materials/Vulcan Materials, Mylan Labs/Icahn, Sodastream International/Teleios, Caesarstone Ltd./ Kibbutz Sdot-Yam, Sotheby’s Inc./Third Point, Breeden Partners/H&R Block, Ranger Governance/Computer Associates. In the last year, Mike has also provided guidance to issuers in some of the largest successful M&A transactions including Pfizer, Inc., salesforce.com, Monsanto Company and Time Warner, Inc. Mike holds a B.S. from the University of Florida.