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Liza  LeAndre

Liza LeAndre

Johnson & Johnson
VP Compensation & Benefits Tax Counsel
New Brunswick, NJ, USA


Liza LeAndre is the Vice President, Compensation & Benefits Tax Counsel at Johnson & Johnson where she advises on tax and legal issues relating to Johnson & Johnson’s worldwide compensation and employee benefit programs.  Ms. LeAndre advises on cross-border compensation and benefits arrangements, including globally-aligned compensation, bonus, executive and equity plan offerings.  She also advises on compensation and benefits issues relating to acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures and restructurings.

Prior to Johnson & Johnson, Ms. LeAndre was Chief Benefits Counsel at the Colgate-Palmolive Company where she advised on the company’s global retirement, welfare benefit and compensation programs as well as its executive and stock-based incentive compensation benefits.  She also advised on plan asset management and plan governance.  Prior to Colgate, Ms. LeAndre served as Corporate Counsel for Lucent Technologies where she provided legal advice in compensation and benefits areas including retirement plans, in-house asset management, executive compensation, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, stock-based compensation, welfare plans and collective bargaining.

Ms. LeAndre was also a Legal Consultant at Hewitt Associates and advised its actuarial, executive compensation, pension, defined contribution, total benefits administration, merger and acquisition and executive compensation practice groups.   She began her career at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton where she advised in areas including plan asset investment, executive compensation and merger and acquisitions.

Ms. LeAndre received her A.B. from Princeton University and her J.D. from the Harvard Law School.

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