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George Spera is counsel in the Compensation, Governance & ERISA practice.

He advises on a wide range of incentive compensation and benefits programs for both domestic and non-U.S. companies as well as on capital markets and M&A transactions. He regularly assists clients with reporting and liability issues arising under Sections 16 and 13(d) of the Securities Exchange Act.  His practice includes securities law, tax and employment law matters.

George represents corporate and financial institution clients including Citigroup, Quest Diagnostics, Orbimed Advisors, Imax Corporation and The Chefs Warehouse.

Before joining the New York office of the firm, George worked as an associate in the firm’s Paris office.  He earlier clerked for the Hon. Arlin M. Adams, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.