Life at FGS Global
Develops and executes communications strategies for complex M&A, shareholder activism, litigation and crisis situations, as well as ongoing corporate positioning and investor relations programs.
Life Pre-FGS Global
Began career serving in New York government at the city, state and federal levels, focusing on infrastructure and economic development issues.
Life Beyond FGS Global
Proud Chicago transplant committed to eating at every Michelin-reviewed restaurant in the city and always happy to talk about classic films.
Jamie Tully is a Senior Advisor in the Chicago office. He advises clients on complex transactions and special situations, including mergers and acquisitions, shareholder activism, asset sales, spin-offs, public offerings and crises.
Recent assignments include assisting Lee Enterprises defend against a hostile acquisition offer and proxy contest waged by Alden Capital, American Equity Life (AEL) in its defense against an unsolicited acquisition offer from Athene and MassMutual and strategic partnership with Brookfield Asset Management, and Valvoline on its segment separation. Activist defense assignments include Hess and Marathon Petroleum in their responses to activist Elliott Management and URS Corporation in its settlement with Jana Partners.
Jamie has advised clients on multiple high-profile crisis situations and litigation matters, including Takata Corporation on its global automotive airbag inflator recall and restructuring, and a global engineering and construction company in relation to the collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis and fatal fire at the Deutsche Bank Building (World Trade Center site) in New York.
Earlier in his career, Jamie advised companies on corporate governance matters at Morrow & Co., a proxy solicitation and shareholder services firm. Jamie also served in government for several years, including as a Legislative Assistant responsible for trade and telecommunications issues for a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Jamie holds a BA from the University of Vermont and MBA in Business Economics and Public Policy from The George Washington University.