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Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
United States
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Executive Compensation and Benefits


Jonathan J. Katz is a partner in Cravath’s Executive Compensation and Benefits Department. His practice focuses primarily on advising clients on the executive compensation and employee benefit aspects of complex mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, corporate joint ventures and private equity transactions. Mr. Katz also regularly advises clients on the design, negotiation and implementation of employment agreements and incentive compensation programs.

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United States > Labor and employment > Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

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Jonathan KatzCravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

The ‘knowledgeable and dependable’ practice at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP acts for its stellar roster of clients, including Disney, Amazon and Thermo Fisher Scientific, among others, in high-end M&A, as well as IPOs. Praised as ‘always on the ball’, the team has demonstrable experience assisting clients in the technology, energy, entertainment, retail and pharmaceutical sectors. Led by Eric Hilfers, the team is well-placed to handle interrelated securities, public disclosure, corporate governance and tax-related issues. Jonathan Katz is a key member of the group and advised Robinhood in its $1.9bn IPO. Jennifer Conway left the firm in January 2022, while Matthew Bobby was promoted to partner in January 2021 and advises on incentive compensation arrangements, as well as executive employment and separation agreements. All mentioned attorneys are based in New York.