Firm Advises Kohl’s Corporation on Successful Proxy Contest, Leading to the Re-Election of All Directors

Members of Latham's Activism Defense Practice represented the omnichannel retailer.

May 11, 2022

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE: KSS) (Kohl’s or the Company), a leading omnichannel retailer, announced that based on the preliminary vote count provided by its proxy solicitor following the Company’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Kohl’s shareholders have voted to re-elect all thirteen of the Company’s highly qualified director nominees to the Company’s Board of Directors.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents Kohl’s in connection with the proxy contest by Macellum Advisors that sought control of Kohl’s Board of Directors. The Latham team partnered with long-time counsel to Kohl’s, Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 

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