Joseph E. Bachelder

Special Counsel

Worldwide Plaza
825 Eighth Ave., 31st Fl.
New York, NY 10019

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.

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

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