Jonathan L. Kovacs


New York

Jonathan L. Kovacs is a Director of Innisfree M&A Incorporated. Mr. Kovacs advises companies and investors on all aspects of shareholder engagement, focusing on proxy contests, shareholder activism, hostile and friendly acquisitions, contested shareholder meetings, corporate governance, ESG and other proxy solicitation matters.

Prior to joining Innisfree, Mr. Kovacs was an attorney with Baker Botts L.L.P., with a focus on M&A and capital markets transactions, corporate governance matters, including ESG, and Exchange Act reporting.

Mr. Kovacs graduated summa cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis, with a B.A. in History and minors in Political Science and Art History, and earned a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was Managing Editor of The Tax Lawyer. Prior to Baker Botts, Mr. Kovacs was an Associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where he represented companies and institutional investors in securities offerings and general corporate and transactional matters.