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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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Donald Carleen

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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Executive Compensation & ERISA

Position

Mr. Carleen is an executive compensation & ERISA partner and regularly advises corporations, boards of directors, compensation committees and senior executives on all aspects of executive compensation and employee benefits, including ERISA and tax, employment and securities law matters. Advises in complex M&A, leveraged buyouts, private equity, hedge fund, bankruptcy and restructuring transactions. Specializes in structuring and negotiation of executive employment, severance and equity participation arrangements in M&A transactions.

Career

Mr. Carleen joined Fried Frank in 1983 and became a partner in 1987.

Member

Mr. Carleen is a member of Section on Taxation, Employee Benefits Committee, American Bar Association; The New York State Bar Association; Association of the Bar of the City of New York; New Jersey Lawyer's Fund and the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals.

Education

JD, summa cum laude, Brooklyn Law School (1983); BA, St. Johns School of Risk Management (formerly The College of Insurance) (1977).


United States: Labor and employment

Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

Within: Leading lawyers

Donald Carleen - Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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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