Jeremy Goldstein is a practicing lawyer based in New York. He is a Juris Doctor (J.D) graduate from New York University. He also studied for Master of Arts at the University of Chicago and for his Bachelor of Arts in Cornell University where he emerged with distinctions. The founder of Jeremy L. Goldstein and Associates previously worked in partnership with Wachtell Lipton Rosen and Katz from July 2000 to June 2014. He then started his private firm in June 2014 and worked there up to date. Learn more: http://officialjeremygoldstein.com/philanthropy/
Jeremy Goldstein has been in collaboration with various renowned corporations such as Goldman Sachs, Bank of America as well as Verizon. He has also been involved in corporate dealings and transactions between several companies for the last ten years. For example, between Sanofi-Aventis and Genzyme, between Phillips Petroleum Company and Conoco Inc. among others. He majors his law skills on corporate governance issues as an executive compensation lawyer. His remarkable work has earned him recognition and enabled him to be shortlisted among the best attorneys to seek legal advice from within a publication by ‘Legal 500’.
Jeremy Goldstein has shared his knowledge about the law using several posts such as; ‘compensation committee guide ‘ posted in 2014, ‘the spin-off guide, among many others. In one of his publications titled ‘Shareholder Activism and Executive Compensation,’ he advises companies to reconsider their compensation plans and programs in the new light of impending effects brought about by fluctuations of shareholder activities.
Jeremy Goldstein advises firms on programs that are based on either incentives or performance pay programs. The EPS (Earnings per Share) is emphasized as an effective method to influence the company’s pay to each employee. This is due to the fact that it is directly linked to stakeholder investment or cashing out. Despite the arguments against EPS, Jeremy advises that companies should strike compromise to the method and take the good. He insists that the responsibility of company leaders such as CEOs is key to finding a workable plan for the company. In addition, this guarantees the sustainability of the company growth, reputation as well as shareholder investment.