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Gary S. Rothstein represents and counsels employers, acquirors, financial sponsors, executives, boards, and compensation committees regarding compensation and contractual arrangements for executives. Gary devotes a significant portion of his practice to representing executives and executive teams, particularly in transactional matters. He and his Morgan Lewis colleagues have represented executive teams in more than 50 private equity buyout transactions, including the largest leveraged buyout ever completed. He is listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2008–2016).
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Law Firm of the Year, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Chambers USA (2019)
Member, Law Firm of the Year, Employee Benefits (ERISA Law), US News/Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2019)
Recommended, Labor and employment: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional, The Legal 500 US (2018–2020)
Ranked, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2008–2019)
Ranked, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, New York, Chambers USA (2008–2020)
Recognized, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, New York, The Best Lawyers in America (2008–2020)
Recognized, Employee Benefits and Pensions, PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook (2008)
The George Washington University Law School, 1984, J.D., With Honors
New York University School of Law, 1989, LL.M.
Pennsylvania State University, 1981, B.S., With Distinction