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Amy Rubin

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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP


Amy Rubin—partner in Weil’s Executive Compensation & Benefits practice—focuses on executive compensation, employee benefits, and ERISA matters. Ms. Rubin counsels public and private companies, as well as their boards of directors and compensation committees, on matters involving employee benefits and executive compensation. She provides employee benefits and executive compensation advice for PE transactions, strategic mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, reorganizations, financing transactions, and ongoing company operations. She has extensive experience in negotiation, design, and implementation of executive employment and separation arrangements, equity and cash incentive plans, deferred compensation plans and other compensation arrangements and employee benefit plans.


University of Michigan (AB, with honors); St. John's University School of Law (JD, cum laude).

United States: Labor and employment

Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

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

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP’s corporate-driven practice handles the executive compensation and employee benefits issues surrounding M&A transactions, restructurings and bankruptcy filings for a client roster including Sanofi, Walgreens Boots Alliance and SoftBank. The transaction committee of the board of directors of Reynolds American engaged the firm to oversee its $60.5bn sale to BAT, and practice head Paul Wessel is advising Scripps Networks on its merger with Discovery. Amy Rubin is acting for Westinghouse Electric in its Chapter 11, and recently assisted InVentiv Health with its $4.6bn merger of equals with INC Research. Sarah Downie and Michael Nissan are also names to note. All named attorneys are based in New York.

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