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Dechert LLP

CIRCA CENTRE, 2929 ARCH STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19104-2808, USA
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Work +1 215 994 4000
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Fax +1 215 994 2222
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www.dechert.com

David F Jones

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Work +1 215 994 2822
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Dechert LLP

Work Department

Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

Career

David F. Jones, co-chair of the employee benefits and executive compensation group, represents both public and private corporations, private equity investors, and hedge funds with respect to qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, as well as executive compensation and employee welfare benefit matters. Mr. Jones has done extensive work in dealing with the employee benefit aspects of mergers and acquisitions, representing both buyers and sellers. In addition, he assists clients with the integration and redesign of their employee benefit programs following significant acquisitions.

Education

Temple University, B.B.A., 1979, cum laude; Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 1982, cum laude, Business Editor of the Temple Law Review; New York University School of Law, LL.M., 1984, in Taxation


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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