Dechert Welcomes Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Partner Howard Klein in New York

Dechert LLP announced today that Howard Klein has joined the firm’s employee benefits and executive compensation group as a partner based in New York.

Mr. Klein advises private and public companies, private equity funds, senior executives and portfolio managers in connection with executive compensation and employee benefits in complex corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, financing arrangements and public offerings.

David Jones, co-chair of Dechert’s employee benefits and executive compensation group, commented, “Howard will further enhance our ability to advise private equity, financial institution and other corporate clients on critical employee benefits and executive compensation considerations for their most complex transactions. Howard has a reputation for excellence and we are excited to welcome him to the firm.”

Mr. Klein commented, “Dechert is widely regarded for partnering with clients globally as a strategic advisor in their most challenging and high-stakes transactions. I look forward to working with my new colleagues around the world to strengthen Dechert’s market-leading corporate platform.”

Mr. Klein received a J.D. from Fordham University Law School and a B.A. summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Binghamton. He was formerly a partner with another leading international law firm in New York.

Dechert’s employee benefits and executive compensation practice group serves a wide variety of clients, including large multinational corporations, high-technology start-ups and some of the world’s largest financial organizations. The firm, including the employee benefits and executive compensation group, has been recognized among leading law firms by Chambers USA and The Legal 500 (U.S.).

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