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Emily Claffey

Principal, New York

Emily Claffey
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Emily Claffey is a Principal in the New York office. Since joining the firm, Emily has provided strategic communications support on a variety of transactions and special situations, including M&A, restructurings, proxy contests, litigation, executive leadership transitions, investor relations and long-term corporate positioning.

Recent engagement and representation highlights include:

  • SoftBank and the SoftBank Vision Fund on corporate positioning and transaction support
  • Becton Dickinson on its pending acquisition of C.R. Bard and acquisition of CareFusion
  • Stanley Black & Decker on its acquisition of the Craftsman brand from Sears
  • Rockwell Collins on its acquisition of B/E Aerospace
  • United Airlines on the settlement of a threatened proxy contest
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts on its contested acquisition by Marriott
  • MGM Resorts on its defense against Land & Buildings

Prior to joining Sard Verbinnen, Emily interned at Cleo Communications in Baltimore, Maryland. Emily graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.A. in Communication Studies.