Among executive compensation attorneys in the United States today, Jeremy Goldstein ranks among the most revered and respected. After having graduated from law school with a Juris Doctor in law from New York University, Goldstein went to work for one of the most famous law firms in the state of New York. Learn more about Jeremy Goldstein: https://lawyers.justia.com/lawyer/jeremy-goldstein-1275422 and http://www.bizjournals.com/newyork/potmsearch/detail/submission/6423046
As a junior partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz, Goldstein had a front-row seat to some of the largest and most important mergers and acquisitions in recent corporate history. There, he was able to play a key part on deals which included the Kmart buyout of Sears Roebuck, the Verizon merger with Alltel and the Phillips Petroleum acquisition of Conoco.
But after spending approximately 15 years at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz, Goldstein began to have second thoughts about the meaning behind his work in the world of high-flying corporate finance.
Jeremy Goldstein believed that he could use his skills to help smaller business owners avoid some of the same dangerous pitfalls that often occurred at the highest levels of American business.
As a result, Goldstein form his own law firm. Called Jeremy L. Goldstein and Associates, the firm is dedicated to helping small businesses design executive compensation packages that will stand the test of time.
Goldstein says that one of the most important areas of business is to properly ensure that executives are being compensated in a way that is completely consistent with long-term goals of the corporation. Read more: Jeremy Goldstein | Facebook and Jeremy Goldstein | Quora
Goldstein says that one of the most surefire ways to attract the attention of hostile shareholder activists is to create serious tension between the board of directors in the shareholders.
He says that the way that this most often occurs is when executive compensation is not aligned properly with the long-term goals of the corporation.
Goldstein says that there are fairly straightforward ways of properly designing executive compensation packages to avoid long-term strife between shareholders and the board of directors.
As one of the first lawyers in the state of New York dedicated to helping small businesses in this regard, Goldstein believes that his firm can provide great value to some of the state’s small business owners.
To further this end, he recently added his firm to the Lawyer Referral and Information System, a system run by the New York State Bar Association that helps New York residents find lawyers that are appropriate to their case and geographic location.