Executive Compensation and Benefits

Wachtell Lipton’s executive compensation and benefits attorneys work closely with the most senior executives of our largest clients to address the most sensitive issues facing public and private companies both in the deal and non-deal contexts.

Management succession, board composition and similar issues are essential to the success of business combinations, and executive compensation arrangements often are the foundation of people-based businesses. Our practice continues to evolve as tax rules, securities laws and corporate governance standards relating to executive compensation continue to expand in response to scrutiny by shareholder activists and the popular press.