Benjamin L. Stulberg
Ben Stulberg advises public and private clients on corporate and securities law matters, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, including representation of principals and financial advisors in public and private M&A transactions. He also advises clients on matters relating to corporate governance, takeover preparedness, and SEC compliance. In addition, Ben has substantial experience with deal-related disputes, in both pre-closing and post-closing litigation.Ben has counseled clients on numerous transactions in various industries, particularly focusing on cross-border transactions. Representative transactions include: MPLX LP and Marathon Petroleum's $20 billion acquisition of MarkWest Energy Partners; Goodrich Corporation's $18.4 billion merger with United Technologies; Sherwin-Williams' $11.3 billion acquisition of Valspar; various transactions for Procter & Gamble, including the divestiture of its beauty brands to Coty for $12.5 billion and the divestitures of its Folgers coffee business and its consumer health care partnership with Teva Pharmaceuticals; the sale of Harry & David to 1-800-FLOWERS.com; FirstMerit Corporation's acquisition of Citizens Republic; Zoran Corporation's merger with CSR plc; Tech Mahindra's investment in Satyam Computer Services; and the acquisition of Axsys Technologies by General Dynamics. Other companies with which he has worked on substantial matters include Chart Industries, Cooper Tire & Rubber, Diebold, Jefferies & Co., KeyBanc Capital Markets, OM Group, and Parker Hannifin.