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Dechert LLP

1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK, NY 10036-6797, USA
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Work +1 212 698 3500
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Stephen W Skonieczny

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Dechert LLP

Work Department

Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

Career

Stephen W. Skonieczny advises corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, individuals, compensation committees, and boards of directors on nonqualified and qualified compensation matters, with particular focus on executive compensation matters and related tax, accounting, and securities law consequences.

Education

St. John’s University, B.S., 1981, Magna cum laude; New York Law School, J.D., 1985, Magna cum laude, research editor and a member of the Law Review; New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1988


United States: Labor and employment

Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

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

Dechert LLP’s Andrew Oringer is ‘a remarkable ERISA lawyer’ and heads the executive compensation practice alongside Philadelphia-based David Jones, who recently acted for Ipsen in its acquisition of global oncology assets from Merrimack Pharmaceuticals. New York-based Stephen Skonieczny advised Lexmark on the sale of its enterprise software business, Kofax, to a newly formed entity affiliated with Thomas Bravo, while Philadelphia-based Eric Rubin assisted ECN Capital with the sale of various of its assets, including its commercial aviation business. Other noteworthy clients include KKR, Credit Suisse and Monster Worldwide. In June 2018, Steven Rabitz joined in New York from Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP.

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