Robin Melman

Partner

Robin Melman

New York

P: +1.212.408.2509 F: +1.212.408.2501
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  • Negotiation of the employee benefit provisions, interim operating restrictions and post-closing benefit covenants in the disposition of a business by a large publicly-traded aviation network
  • Negotiation of the executive compensation and employee benefits provisions in the acquisition of a large publicly-traded refiner and marketer of petroleum products, and assistance with chief executive officer role negotiations, equity incentive treatment, management team redundancies and integration, 280G mitigation techniques and interim operating period retention planning
  • Negotiation of the employee benefits provisions and target equity treatment in numerous purchase agreements on behalf of a publicly-traded technology company making various add-on acquisitions
  • Negotiation of the executive compensation and employee benefit representations and covenants in purchase agreements, and drafting and negotiation of management team compensation terms, bonus plans and equity incentive plans, on behalf of certain private equity clients in numerous portfolio company acquisitions, add-ons and dispositions
  • Analysis and advice to a publicly-traded consumer products company regarding implementing additional executive change-in-control and severance protections in connection with a proxy contest
  • Implementation of executive and equity compensation and employee benefits arrangements in connection with a spin-off transaction for a large publicly-traded packaged foods company
  • Counseling chief executive officers through various employment agreement negotiations
  • Counseling numerous public companies, compensation committees and special committees of the board of directors through various executive transitions, including promotions, hirings, terminations and retirements