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Maia R. Gez

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

New York, NY, USA


Maia Gez is Of Counsel in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and a member of the Firm's Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance Practice Group. Ms. Gez advises public companies and their boards of directors on a wide range of corporate law matters, including corporate governance, compliance with U.S. federal securities laws and the requirements of the major U.S. stock exchanges, board and executive compensation and pay ratio disclosure, and shareholder engagement and activism matters. Ms. Gez regularly assists in-house counsel, management, boards of directors and board committees on director independence, conflicts of interest, proxy statements and periodic reports, SEC and stock exchange reporting and disclosure requirements, disclosure controls and procedures and internal controls, auditor independence, insider trading and other company policies, shareholder proposals and responses to SEC inquiries. Her practice also focuses on new developments and evolving best practices in governance matters, as well as advising newly public companies on their public company obligations.

Prior to joining Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Ms. Gez was a member of the Public Company Advisory Practice at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York. Ms. Gez is a member of the Society for Corporate Governance.  She earned her Juris Doctor cum laude in 2007 from the New York University School of Law and her undergraduate degree magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia University. Prior to law school, Ms. Gez was a journalist who reported for various publications from Israel.

Ms. Gez is admitted to practice in New York and California.

EDUCATION

New York University - 2007 - Juris Doctor
Columbia University - 2000 - Bachelor of Arts

ADMISSIONS

California Bar
New York Bar

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

SEC Issues Significant Guidance on Pay Ratio Rules
September 26, 2017

Shareholder Proposal Developments During the 2017 Proxy Season
June 29, 2017

Maia R. Gez is associated with the following items:
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Preparing for the New CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure -- What You Need to Know, Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Audio Only On-Demand Web  Audio Only On-Demand Web Preparing for the New CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure -- What You Need to Know - Preparing for the New CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure -- What You Need to Know, Thursday, October 26, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Preparing for the New CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure -- What You Need to Know - Preparing for the New CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure -- What You Need to Know, Thursday, October 26, 2017
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