Adam L. Kestenbaum

Adam Kestenbaum, partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins, specializes in executive compensation and employee benefits matters. He advises on all types of compensation arrangements and benefit plans and in a variety of industries, with extensive experience working with oil and gas companies and master limited partnerships.

As a member of the Tax Department and the global Benefits and Compensation Practice Group, Mr. Kestenbaum works with public and private companies, private equity sponsors and executives, with particular focus on:Compensation and benefits issues in that arise in corporate mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, financings, spin-offs and other corporate transactions, Negotiating and drafting executive employment and separation agreements, Designing incentive and equity-based compensation programs and deferred compensation plans, Preparing executive compensation disclosures for proxy statements and other securities filings, Counseling on tax, securities, ERISA and corporate law issues as they relate to executive compensation and employee benefits arrangements.

Prior to joining Latham & Watkins, Mr. Kestenbaum served as a law clerk to then-Vice Chancellor, now Chief Justice Leo E. Strine, Jr. of the Delaware Court of Chancery and Delaware Supreme Court.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Tax, 2) Benefits, 3) Compensation & Employment and 4) Mergers & Acquisitions
Law School University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, (JD, 2006)
Education New York University, (B.M., 2002)
Most recent firm Latham & Watkins LLP
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