Matt Friestedt is a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP (where he has worked for over 20 years) and leads the Firm’s executive compensation M&A practice. He is experienced in handling all matters involving the compensation of senior executives, including employment, change in control, equity compensation and severance arrangements. He has worked on $500 billion of M&A transactions since 2015 (including over 40 deals worth more than $1 billion) and has worked on over $1 trillion of M&A transactions during the last 12 years. He also regularly advises on governance issues.