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Weil Adds Executive Compensation & Benefits Partner Aimee M. Adler in New York

NEW YORK, September 15, 2021: International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that Aimee M. Adler has joined the Firm as a partner in the Executive Compensation & Benefits practice, based in Weil’s New York office.

Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf said: “Aimee is an excellent addition to our Executive Compensation & Benefits practice and will play a key role advising clients on their most significant transactional and restructuring matters. In particular, Aimee’s impressive background working in the private equity sector will be a tremendous asset to our clients.”

Paul Wessel, Co-Chair of Weil’s global Tax Department and Head of the Firm’s Executive Compensation & Benefits practice, commented: “Aimee is a talented lawyer who brings a seasoned and sophisticated perspective to private equity executive compensation. She is well known and respected in the industry for consistently providing the very best client service, which makes her an outstanding fit with Weil’s culture.”

Aimee joins Weil from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, where she was a partner. Her practice focuses on the tax, ERISA and securities law aspects of executive compensation arrangements and employee benefit plans. Her experience includes representing domestic and international public and private companies in a variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, spinoffs, initial public offerings and financial restructurings.

“I am honored to join Weil’s stellar Executive Compensation & Benefits team, and I look forward to working closely with my new colleagues across the Firm’s market-leading transactional and restructuring practices,” Aimee commented.

Weil's Executive Compensation & Benefits Practice

Weil's Executive Compensation & Benefits lawyers are strategically located in the United States and United Kingdom. Our lawyers work in close coordination with the Firm's M&A, Private Equity, Private Funds and Restructuring practices, and regularly advise global clients on the legal and financial risks associated with compensation and benefit arrangements that arise in these commercial matters. Our lawyers also work closely with the Firm's Public Company Advisory Group and Corporate Department to provide a full suite of advice for the design and implementation of compensation and benefit arrangements. Weil advises companies and management teams on senior executive employment and compensation arrangements, including for employment, separation, retention, cash incentives, equity incentives (such as stock options, restricted stock, partnership profits and capital interests, and other alternative forms of equity compensation), deferred compensation, golden parachutes, and pension and retirement. Weil also regularly counsels clients in connection with ERISA, pension investments and fiduciary matters; equity and incentive compensation plans; nonqualified pension plans; and employment, severance, and change-in-control agreements. Our lawyers frequently appear on behalf of clients before regulatory agencies such as the IRS, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, and Department of Labor.

About Weil

Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for the past 90 years. With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices on three continents, Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business. The Firm’s four departments, Corporate, Litigation, Restructuring, and Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits, and more than two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields.

Aimee M. Adler, Partner, Executive Compensation & Benefits

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