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Education

  • LL.B., Harvard Law School, 1958
  • B.A., Yale University, magna cum laude, 1955

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association

American College of Tax Counsel, Fellow

Association of the Bar of the City of New York State Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Joseph E. Bachelder

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Special Counsel
  • T: 212.609.6867
    F: 212.881.9845

Mr. Bachelder is Special Counsel in the Tax, Employee Benefits & Private Clients practice group.  He has concentrated in matters associated with executive compensation for over three decades.  Mr. Bachelder has represented many prominent chief executive officers and other senior-level executives of United States corporations.  He has also represented boards of directors and compensation committees.  Mr. Bachelder writes a regular column for the New York Law Journal entitled "Executive Compensation," which provides current commentary on the subject of executive pay.  He has spoken before professional groups such as the American Law Institute/ABA, the Practising Law Institute and The Conference Board.  He also has spoken at academic institutions such as Columbia, Stanford, Northwestern and the Universities of Wisconsin and Delaware.  He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Program on Corporate Governance at Harvard Law School and has been a lecturer at both Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School.

Mr. Bachelder has been recognized as a New York Super Lawyer for 2012.

Publications

03/21/14
03/12/14
01/06/14
09/30/13
Failure to Account for Risk in Reporting Equity Awards
New York Law Journal