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Joseph M Yaffe

Palo Alto, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
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Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation - California: San Francisco, Silicon Valley & Surro

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Joseph Yaffe frequently acts on executive compensation arrangements for high-profile individuals, boards of directors and public and private companies in connection with major transactions.
"He is very client-focused and knows how to distill information into bite-sized pieces. He is very responsive and doesn't just dispense the law but thinks about how to apply it to real-life workable solutions." "He is cordial and an efficient and effective negotiator." "Joe is incredibly knowledgeable on executive compensation, employment, and corporate issues, and an excellent partner in problem-solving on a very accelerated timeframe."
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As head of Skadden’s West Coast Executive Compensation and Benefits Group, Joseph Yaffe counsels public and private companies, private equity firms, senior executives and boards of directors on their most complex matters. His broad practice includes advising on the tax and securities issues arising in equity compensation arrangements and handling the employee benefits issues in corporate transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs and other business combinations. He regularly handles the executive compensation aspects of some of the world’s largest M&A transactions, with a strong focus on the technology sector. He works with companies in a broad range of other industries, including entertainment, retail, medical technology and biotechnology. Mr. Yaffe has been recognized several times by the San Francisco Daily Journal as one of the "Top 100 Lawyers in California," among other accolades, and by Law360, which has named him an Executive Compensation MVP. University of California, Davis School of Law, 1994, Law Review; A.B., Columbia University, 1990.

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Joseph M Yaffe

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

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