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Thomas P Desmond

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Thomas P. Desmond is a Shareholder in the Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits group and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. Mr. Desmond has previously served as Chair of the firm's Corporate practice area, Co-Chair of the Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits practice group, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Chair of the firm’s Compensation Committee.

Mr. Desmond’s practice includes advising corporations and financial institutions with respect to executive compensation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and governance matters. His corporate engagements have included acting as advisor to boards of directors and to compensation, audit, governance and other special committees of boards of directors of public and privately held corporations.

Mr. Desmond is known nationally for his representation of corporations, compensation committees and executives with respect to employment, retirement and separation arrangements affecting senior executives, incentive compensation programs and related regulatory and disclosure requirements. His assignments in this area have included employment arrangements, compensation plans, and regulatory and disclosure matters relating to numerous organizations

Professional Memberships

Member, The Economic Club of Chicago