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Richard Grimm

Richard Grimm's practice focuses on executive compensation and benefits matters, primarily in the context of capital raising transactions, merger and acquisition transactions, leveraged buyouts and spin-offs. Richard also represents numerous PE and VC partners, and he provides extensive advice on compensation related corporate governance issues.

Richard currently is listed as one of the best lawyers in America by the Best Lawyers in America publication. The New York University Tax Institute and the Benefits Law Journal have published Richard in the executive compensation and employee benefits areas.

Richard has advised numerous management teams in strategic acquisitions and in leveraged buyout transactions. Over the course of his career, Richard also has advised many companies on merger and acquisition matters including Google, Inc., Agilent Technologies, Inc., CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc., and Veritas Software Corporation. He has advised leading investment banking firms including Citigroup, Credit-Suisse and Goldman Sachs. Richard has advised many private equity fund sponsors and investors including Babcock & Brown, Blum Capital, Castle Creek Capital, Hellman & Friedman, KKR, KSL Capital, Pantheon Ventures, Platinum Equity, Prides Capital, Ripplewood Holdings, Silver Lake Partners, and The Blackstone Group.

Richard previously was a partner at Heller Ehrman and was Senior Counsel at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. Prior to practicing law, Richard was a member of Deloitte & Touche's Washington National Tax office.