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Executive Compensation: Mainly Executive Representation - New York
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Sandra Cohen is a top-level executive compensation attorney known for her compensation law knowledge and skill negotiating highest-level executive compensation packages. Sandra is the “go-to person” whenever difficult employment changes are contemplated. A highly sought-after executive compensation lawyer, she negotiates robust pay packages for C-suite executives, university presidents and start-up founders. She is renowned for her accomplishments on behalf of women executives, for whom she breaks industry barriers and shatters glass ceilings. Sandra guides public and private employers through deal-making and pragmatic problem solving on private equity transactions, mergers, acquisitions, employment contract negotiations and incentive and deferred compensation strategies. Clients and attorneys seek her practical advice and business-oriented approach to nuanced tax and employee benefits issues.
Founding partner Cohen & Buckmann, co-head Cross-border Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits practice for Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law of Taxation of Employee Benefits at NYU Law School.
Sandra has authored leading publications including Chapter 21 - Section 409A Handbook, Bloomberg BNA 2016 and BNA Tax Management Portfolio: Global Share Plans: Issues for Multi-National Employers. She also has developed the software www.Pocket 409A.com, an interactive research tool created to assist executive compensation attorneys.