Gillian Emmett Moldowan is Global Governance & Advisory Practice Group Leader and a partner in the Compensation, Governance & ERISA practice. Gillian is Co-Chair of the ShearmanWomen Council and a member of the firm’s Women Partners Committee.
She advises companies, boards of directors, executives and investors on compensation and benefit matters, including equity-based incentives, deferred compensation programs and employment, retention and severance arrangements. Her practice focuses in particular on issues that arise at the intersection of human capital management and corporate governance and in securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions transactions. She regularly counsels clients on disclosure, trading rules (including Section 16) and the negotiation of executive employment arrangements. Gillian also advises on the applicability of federal securities law, tax law and general employment-related legal issues.