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John E. Aguirre

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Palo Alto, CA, USA


John Aguirre
Partner
 
Employee Benefits & Compensation
 
 EXPERIENCE:  
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.

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

HONORS:
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

ADMISSIONS:
State Bar of California 

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