ADP Shareholders Re-Elect ADP Directors at Annual Meeting


Paul, Weiss represented ADP in its successful proxy contest against Pershing Square.

Shareholders re-elected all 10 of ADP’s directors to the ADP board of directors. Pershing Square’s three nominees, including Bill Ackman, won no seats, receiving support from holders of less than 20% of ADP’s outstanding shares and less than 25% of the shares voted at the meeting. The vote is subject to certification by the Independent Inspectors of Election.

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. is a global provider of business outsourcing solutions. The company, led by Carlos Rodriguez, recorded more than $12 Billion Revenues.

The Paul, Weiss team included M&A partners Scott Barshay (Picture), Steven Williams and David Klein and counsel Frances Mi; securities partner David Huntington; litigation partners Allan Arffa, Aidan Synnott and Chuck Davidow and counsel Maria Keane and Darren Johnson; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly.

Involved fees earner: Scott Barshay – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Steven Williams – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; David M. Klein – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Frances Mi – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; David Huntington – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Allan Arffa – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Aidan Synnott – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Charles Davidow – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Maria Helen Keane – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Darren Johnson – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Claudine Meredith-Goujon – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Marta Kelly – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Law Firms: Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Clients: Automatic Data Processing Inc.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti