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We have experience in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, takeovers and takeover defense, corporate and securities law and corporate governance. We handle some of the largest, most complex and demanding transactions in the United States and around the world.
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Schobel, Michael J.
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Michael J. Schobel joined Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz as an associate in the Executive Compensation and Benefits Department in 2011. He focuses on executive compensation and employee benefits matters, principally in connection with mergers and acquisitions and other business transactions. Mr. Schobel also advises public and private companies on the design, implementation and administration of equity and cash compensation arrangements, the negotiation of executive employment agreements and related corporate governance and disclosure matters.

Mr. Schobel received a B.A. cum laude from the College of William and Mary in 2006. Mr. Schobel completed a J.D. with high honors from Duke University School of Law in 2009 where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and an articles editor of the Duke Law Journal.

Mr. Schobel is a member of New York State Bar Association.

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