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Baker Botts’ Gail Stewart Selected as a Governance Fellow by The National Association of Corporate Directors

HOUSTON, November 17, 2017 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, is proud to announce that Tax partner, Gail Stewart has been named a Governance Fellow by The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). 

Ms. Stewart serves as the chair of the firmwide employee benefits & executive compensation section. She has extensive experience with the design and implementation of executive compensation arrangements, such as equity-based incentive programs, salary continuation plans, golden parachute arrangements and employment agreements. She also provides counsel to companies on the design and regulatory compliance of pension, profit sharing and employee stock ownership plans and welfare benefit plans.

This year, NACD selected 102 Fellows, which included 54 Board Leadership Fellows and 48 Governance Fellows.

For more information on the NACD fellowship selection at the 2017 Global Board Leaders’ Summit, click here.


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