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Abbe L. Dienstag

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Phone: 212.715.9280 Fax: 212.715.8280 New York
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November 12, 2014 M&A and Securities Litigation Alert: Court Finds Allergan Shareholder's Claim Alleging Improper Trading Raises "Significant Questions," But Declines To Issue Preliminary Injunction Ahead of Shareholder Meeting Client Alert/Update 
May 20, 2014 Litigation and Corporate Governance Alert: Delaware Supreme Court Finds Fee-Shifting Bylaw Presumptively Valid Client Alert/Update 
March 28, 2014 M&A and Corporate Governance Alert: Delaware Supreme Court Finds Business Judgment Rule Applies to Freeze-Out Mergers When Conditioned upon Approval of Special Committee and Majority-of-the-Minority Stockholders Vote Client Alert/Update 
January 21, 2014 Kramer Levin Highlighted as One of Few Am Law 100 Firms Involved in Recent Surge of High-Level Insurance M&A Deals Quotes/Mentions 
September 17, 2013 FundsTalk: September 2013 Newsletter 
June 27, 2013 Litigation and Corporate Governance Alert: Delaware Chancery Court Upholds Validity of “Forum Selection Bylaws” Client Alert/Update 
April 2013 FundsTalk: April 2013 Newsletter 
July 11, 2012 Corporate Alert: SEC Adopts New Rule on Listing Standards for Compensation Committees Client Alert/Update 
June 18, 2012 The Deal Pipeline: Reconsidering NDAs Article 
May 21, 2012 Corporate Alert: Reconsidering NDAs in Light of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. v. Vulcan Materials Co. Client Alert/Update 
April 10, 2012 Securities Litigation Alert: Supreme Court Rejects Rule That Statute of Limitations in Short Swing Profit Actions Remains Tolled Until the Filing of Forms 4 Client Alert/Update 
September 12, 2011 Corporate Alert: SEC Will Not Seek Rehearing of Court Decision Striking Down Mandatory Proxy Access; Amendments to Promote Shareholder Proposals for Proxy Access to be in Effect for the Upcoming Proxy Season Client Alert/Update 
June 28, 2011 Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Alert: New Bankruptcy Rule 2019: Brighter Light, Darker Shadows Client Alert/Update 
January 26, 2011 Corporate Alert: SEC Adopts Final “Say on Pay” Rules Under Dodd-Frank Client Alert/Update 
September 29, 2010 Securities Enforcement Alert: Fifth Circuit Reinstates Insider Trading Claims Against Mark Cuban Client Alert/Update 
October 1, 2009 Texas District Court Dismisses Insider Trading Charges Against Mark Cuban and Holds that Misappropriation Theory Requires Duty Not to Trade Article 
August 12, 2009 Securities Enforcement Alert: Texas District Court Dismisses Insider Trading Charges Against Mark Cuban and Holds That Misappropriation Theory Requires Duty Not to Trade Client Alert/Update 
January 21, 2009 Securities Litigation Alert: First Circuit Holds That Underwriters May Face Liability Under Rule 10b-5 For False Statements In Issuer’s Prospectus; Discusses Expansive View Of Rule 17(a)(2) Liability Client Alert/Update 
December 2008 Securities Litigation Alert: Ninth Circuit Holds That Representations in a Merger Agreement May Support Securities Fraud Action When That Agreement Is Filed As an Exhibit to Securities Filings; Discusses Possible "Collective Scienter" Argument Client Alert/Update 
July 2, 2008 Securities Alert: What Is Your Position? Swaps, Groups and Equity Ownership After CSX Corporation v. The Children's Investment Fund Client Alert/Update 
August 2005 Dienstag Quoted in Mergers & Acquisitions Report Quotes/Mentions 
April 7, 2005 Antitrust Alert: Change in Premerger Notification Reporting Requirements Concerning Formation and Acquisition of Interests in Non-Corporate Entities Client Alert/Update 
March 1, 2005 Antitrust Alert: Revised Thresholds Under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act and Rules Client Alert/Update 
November 8, 2004 Escrow and Insurance Protections in Public Deals Article 
June 2004 Corporate America's Nominations Process: The Winds of Change Part II Article 
May 2004 Dienstag and Kopelman Speak to The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel About Corporate Governance Article 
May 2004 Corporate America's Nominations Process: The Winds of Change - Part I Article 
March 29, 2004 Kopelman and Dienstag Interviewed by The Corporate-Counsel.Net Article 
March 2004 Corporate Department Update: SEC Rules Regarding Nominating Committee Functions and Communications Between Security Holders and the Board Client Alert/Update 
March 3, 2003 Target Shareholders Try to Establish Rights After Mergers Fail Article 
November 23, 1998 Kramer Levin Serves as Lead Counsel to Tyco International in AMP Deal Quotes/Mentions 
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J.D., Columbia Law School, 1982
  • Articles Editor, Columbia Law Review, 1981-1982
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Master of Science, Bar--Ilan University, 1977
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B.Sc., Jerusalem College of Technology, 1974
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New York, 1983
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Honorable Jack B. Weinstein,  U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1982 - 1983
    -New York City Bar Association, Member, Mergers, Acquisitions & Corporate Control Contest Committee
    -American Bar Association