Harkins Kovler, LLC is an independent full-service proxy solicitation firm, specializing in complex and contested campaigns in the U.S. and Europe.

Our experience includes many of the most complex and contentious M&A transactions and proxy contests occurring in the U.S. and Europe over the past thirty years.

We achieve superior results for clients with the creative vision, data-driven rigor, client-specific strategies and personalized guidance of a boutique.

Our principals are involved directly in every aspect of the services we provide.  We also work innovatively and constructively with our clients’ legal, investment banking and financial media relations advisors to secure desired outcomes.

The firm’s new client relationships are derived largely from referrals, and we appreciate the recognition extended by those who know us best.


Strategic advice and related proxy solicitation services in connection with shareholder activism, M&A transactions and proxy contests for board representation and control.