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Andrew L. Gaines

Andrew L. Gaines

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

New York, NY, USA

Andrew L. Gaines is a partner in the firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group.


Andrew advises employers on all aspects of executive compensation and employee benefit plans and their treatment in corporate transactions and in bankruptcy. He counsels investment fund sponsors on ERISA issues associated with the formation of private investment funds and the structuring of underlying investments. Andrew also frequently counsels large institutional pension investors on fiduciary issues arising in connection with investing in private investment funds. He also represents employers and executives in the negotiation of employment and severance agreements.

Andrew has been recognized as a “leading individual” in Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation by Chambers USA for the past four consecutive years, with Chambers calling him “responsive, pragmatic.” He also has been recognized by The Legal 500 USA and by the PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook.

Andrew is a frequent writer and lecturer on executive compensation and employee benefits topics.


Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation


J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School, 1986
B.A., Hobart & William Smith College, 1983


Chambers USA
The Legal 500
PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook


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