BLB&G Partners Jeroen van Kwawegen and Greg Varallo Named to Forbes’ Inaugural List of America’s Top 200 Lawyers

March 28, 2024


BLB&G partners Jeroen van Kwawegen and Greg Varallo have been named among “America’s Top 200 Lawyers” by Forbes. The inaugural list features “the finest practitioners in the profession—lawyers with stellar track records in their specialties, those who have broken barriers to emerge as leaders in their fields, and attorneys most respected by peers and clients.”

Jeroen and Greg were recognized for their stellar work in corporate governance and litigation, respectively. Both led the firm’s landmark case against Tesla, a historic corporate governance decision that nullified CEO Elon Musk’s proposed $55.8 billion compensation package. The decision, issued in January, followed four years of litigation on behalf of Tesla shareholders.


About Jeroen van Kwawegen

Recently elected to BLB&G’s Executive Committee, Jeroen van Kwawegen is the head of BLB&G’s corporate governance practice and oversees all breach of fiduciary duty litigation on behalf of shareholders against boards and senior executives. Jeroen also leads BLB&G’s work representing European institutional investors in shareholder litigation, including securities class actions. Over the course of his career, Jeroen has recovered more than $4 billion for investors, improved corporate governance practices at numerous companies, and vindicated fundamental shareholder voting and franchise rights.

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About Greg Varallo

Greg Varallo heads BLB&G's Delaware office. He focuses his practice on protecting investor rights, trying cases in Delaware and around the United States. Greg's cases, while primarily derivative and class actions, also include plaintiffs’ side business-to-business disputes, fiduciary litigation in Bankruptcy Court, and, where appropriate, ADR. He has litigated hundreds of complex business disputes in state and federal courts throughout the United States, including Delaware, and has earned a reputation as one of the country’s leading corporate governance experts and trial lawyers.

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