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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 executive compensation team is known to clients as ‘very responsive, unfailingly thoughtful and comprehensive in its advice’. The ‘excellent’ Washington DC-based Adam Kaminsky recently advised the Sinclair Broadcast group on its acquisition of Tribune Media, and counseled Knight Transportation on its merger with Swift Transportation. Practice head Jeffrey Ross represented AEA Investors in several transactions, and Donald Carleen regularly assists Goldman Sachs. Amy Blackman is also a key name and acted for the Jacobs Engineering group in a number of transactions. Other noteworthy clients include Coach, Humana and Terex. Named individuals are based in New York unless otherwise indicated.

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