Jeremy L. Goldstein is a partner at Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates LLC, a boutique law firm dedicated to advising compensation committees, CEOs, management teams and corporations in executive compensation and corporate governance matters, particularly as such issues arise in the context of transformative corporate events and sensitive situations.
Prior to founding his own firm, Mr. Goldstein was a partner at a large New York law firm.
Mr. Goldstein has been involved in many of the largest corporate transactions of the past decade, including the acquisition of Goodrich by United Technologies; Duke Energy/Progress Energy; Sanofi-Aventis/Genzyme; Merck/Schering Plough Corporation; The Dow Chemical Company/Rohm and Haas Company; Goldman Sachs et al./Kinder Morgan, Inc.; Verizon Wireless/ALLTEL Corporation; Goldman Sachs and TPG/ALLTEL Corporation; NYSE Group Inc./Euronext; Bank of America Corporation/MBNA Corporation; SBC Communications Inc./AT&T Corp.; Chevron Texaco Corporation/Unocal Corporation; Kmart Holding Corporation/Sears, Roebuck and Co.; Sanofi-Synthelabo SA/Aventis SA; Cingular Wireless Corporation/AT&T Wireless Services, Inc.; J.P. Morgan Chase & Co./Bank One Corporation; Bank of America Corporation/FleetBoston Financial Corp.; South African Breweries plc/Miller Brewing Company; and Phillips Petroleum Company/Conoco Inc.
Mr. Goldstein is chair of the Mergers & Acquisition Subcommittee of the Executive Compensation Committee of the American Bar Association Business Section. He writes and speaks frequently on corporate governance and executive compensation issues and is listed as a leading executive compensation lawyer in Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The Legal 500. In addition, Mr. Goldstein is a member of the Professional Advisory Board of the NYU Journal of Law and Business and a member of the Board of Directors of Fountain House, a charity dedicated to the recovery of men and women with mental illness.
Mr. Goldstein has a J.D. from New York University School of Law, an M.A. from the University of Chicago and a B.A. cum laude and with distinction in all subjects from Cornell University.