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Jeannemarie O'Brien

Jeannemarie O'Brien

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

New York, NY, USA


Jeannemarie O'Brien is a partner in the New York law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where she is active in the firm's merger and acquisition practice, focusing on the executive compensation and employee benefits aspects of transactions, with a particular emphasis on transactions involving financial services institutions. She has been involved in over $900 billion of merger and acquisition transactions during her career. Ms. O'Brien also advises companies and their boards on governance issues and assists companies and senior executives on executive compensation matters in both the public and private sectors, and has particular expertise regarding the compensation structures at financial institutions and the related regulatory considerations.

Ms. O'Brien frequently writes and speaks on executive compensation and corporate governance issues and is recognized as a leading executive compensation lawyer in the Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business and The Legal 500. In addition to memos and articles on recent developments in the executive compensation area, she is an author of the chapter on executive compensation in the Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz "Financial Institutions M&A," an annual review of significant developments.

Ms. O'Brien received a B.A. cum laude from Mount Holyoke College, and a J.D. cum laude from Fordham University School of Law, where she was an associate editor of the Fordham Law Review. She is a member of the New York State and American Bar Associations.

Ms. O'Brien serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the non-profit organization Prep for Prep, a member of the Dean's Planning Council of Fordham University School of Law and a member of the Advisory Board of St. Bartholomew Community Preschool in New York City.

 

Jeannemarie O'Brien is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2017
Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Ready or Not for a Change of Control (July 2017) - Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2017, Thursday, September 14, 2017
Ready or Not for a Change of Control (July 2018) - Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2018, Friday, September 21, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Executive Compensation: Mergers & Acquisitions and Change-in-Control Topics - Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2018, Monday, September 24, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Executive Compensation: Mergers & Acquisitions and Change-in-Control Topics - Executive Compensation: Mergers & Acquisitions and Change-in-Control Topics, Monday, September 24, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Executive Compensation: Mergers & Acquisitions and Change-in-Control Topics - Executive Compensation: Mergers & Acquisitions and Change-in-Control Topics, Monday, September 24, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Executive Compensation: Mergers & Acquisitions and Change-in-Control Topics - Executive Compensation: Mergers & Acquisitions and Change-in-Control Topics, Monday, September 24, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2018, Friday, September 28, 2018, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2019, Friday, March 08, 2019, New York, NY
Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2019, Wednesday, September 11, 2019, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2019, Friday, March 08, 2019, New York, NY
Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2019, Wednesday, September 11, 2019, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2019, Friday, March 08, 2019, Nashville, TN
Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2019, Friday, March 08, 2019, Columbus, OH
Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2019, Friday, March 08, 2019, Cleveland, OH
Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2019, Friday, March 08, 2019, Atlanta, GA
Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2019, Friday, March 08, 2019, Indianapolis, IN
Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2019, Friday, March 08, 2019, Boston, MA
Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2019, Friday, March 08, 2019, New Brunswick , NJ
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