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John E. Aguirre

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Palo Alto, CA, USA

John Aguirre
Employee Benefits & Compensation
John Aguirre is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where his practice encompasses all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation, including tax, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and federal and state securities law.

John represents a variety of clients in the high-tech, semiconductor, life sciences, retail, and financial sectors, helping them design and administer a wide array of plans, including tax-qualified retirement programs [for example, 401(k) plans], health and disability programs, equity-based compensation plans, and all kinds of executive compensation arrangements. He also has significant experience in the employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of mergers, acquisitions, and spin-off transactions.

J.D., Stanford Law School, 1987
B.A., Business Administration, University of California, Berkeley, 1984

Selected for inclusion in the 2009, 2010, and 2011 editions of Best Lawyers in America
Named in the 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
Named in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 as a Northern California "Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics magazine

State Bar of California 


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