Jeremy Goldstein is a well sought-after executive compensation lawyer. He is known for his knowledge and expertise in the field of executive compensation and corporate governance. Jeremy works with Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates, a firm that he founded. He is a partner at the law firm, which provides executive compensation advice to CEOs, businesses, and compensation committees. The firm also offers corporate governance advise, and Jeremy Goldstein is the leading executive compensation lawyer in the firm. Goldstein has worked with top firms, helping them conducts various mergers and acquisitions. One of the most significant buyouts that he was involved in was when United Technologies acquired Goodrich. He was also a part of corporate transactions between Bank of America Corporation and FleetBoston Financial Corp, Duke Energy and Progress Energy, and Verizon Wireless and ALLTEL Corporation.

Jeremy Goldstein sits on the Mergers & Acquisitions Subcommittee which is part of the Executive Compensation Committee. He is the chair of the committee. Jeremy’s interaction with the law began at Cornell University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Jeremy then proceeded to the University of Chicago for a master’s degree. That was not the end of Jeremy Goldstein’s education as he also attended New York University. All this education has been very instrumental in Jeremy’s career as a lawyer. Jeremy found inspiration to become a lawyer from personal experiences. He wanted to match his personal and professional life, and becoming a lawyer was the best way to achieve this. Jeremy has observed over the years that attorneys take a professional approach when dealing with clients and never take the time to get to know them. Jeremy wanted to be different and therefore forms a relationship with all his clients and even new people that he meets during social gatherings. He understands his clients on a deeper level and can help them better.

When he was founding Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates with his partners, Jeremy experienced bouts of self-doubt. He always questioned himself on his capabilities, but after a while, he overcame these insecurities. Like any other business, Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates went through patches of difficulty, but Jeremy turned these hurdles into life lessons. He came out of the difficult situations stronger and with more knowledge on how to run the firm. Jeremy learned to acknowledge the negative thoughts but never dwell on them; this way, he could focus on personal growth. Jeremy only considers himself successful once he has achieved his long-term goals. Goldstein believes that profits made should not be the only measure of success in business, and entrepreneurs should consider their objectives when starting the business. Jeremy met with his first client through a referral, and he is grateful for this. He says that referrals are an essential part of a lawyer’s career.


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