Ben Stulberg has represented clients in more than $100 billion worth of transactions, with a focus on public company representations and cross-border deals. Ben's advisory work focuses 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, shareholder activism, takeover preparedness, and SEC compliance. In addition, he 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 cross-border transactions. His representative experience includes: Marathon Petroleum's acquisition of Andeavor for $23.3 billion; 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; Parker-Hannifin's $4.3 billion acquisition of CLARCOR Inc.; Cintas' $2.2 billion acquisition of G&K Services; the sale of Harry & David to 1-800-FLOWERS.com; FirstMerit Corporation's acquisition of Citizens Republic; 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, and OM Group.
- December 2014
Minimizing Post-Closing Disputes: Tips On What To Watch For And What To Avoid
- Case Western Reserve University (J.D. magna cum laude 2007; Order of the Coif; Associate Coordinator, Law Review; M.B.A. 2007); The Johns Hopkins University (B.A. in Economics 2003)
Ohio Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2013-2016)
Crain's Cleveland Business "Who to Watch in Law" (2016)