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Amy Blackman

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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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Executive Compensation & ERISA


Ms. Blackman is a partner and has extensive experience advising clients regarding the SEC disclosure requirements in public companies' annual and periodic reports and assists in drafting these disclosures. In the executive compensation and employee benefits areas, Ms. Blackman advises clients regarding the disclosure, design and implementation aspects of executive and director compensation packages and plans. Ms. Blackman also specializes in advising tax-exempt organizations with respect to corporate governance, creation of and amending organizational documents, and corporate transactions such as a tax-exempt bond financing and the sale of assets.


She has written and spoken extensively on the topic of SEC executive compensation disclosure requirements. She joined the Firm in 2003 and became partner in 2011.


Ms. Blackman received her JD from Brooklyn Law School in 2003, magna cum laude, her MA from New York University (Performing Arts Management) in 1995, and her BA from Butler University (Arts administration) in 1992, cum laude.

United States: Labor and employment

Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

Within: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP’s New York-based practice group acts for prominent investment firms such as AEA Investors, CVC Growth Fund and Wendel. Clients particularly praised the team for its resourcefulness and up-to-date knowledge of market trends and developments. Donald Carleen, Amy Blackman, Washington DC-based Adam Kaminsky and practice head Jeffrey Ross acted for Goldman Sachs in a number of transactions, including its $1.6bn joint venture acquisition of Lucid Energy Group II and its acquisition of Aviation Facilities Company. The team also advised Humana, as part of a consortium, on the employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of its $4.1bn acquisition of Kindred at Home.

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