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Jones Day welcomes Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation partner Dean Bachus to Chicago Office

April 2018

The global law firm Jones Day announces that Dean Bachus has joined the Firm's Chicago Office as a partner in its Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice.

Mr. Bachus focuses his practice on executive compensation and benefits matters, including tax planning and structuring compensation and benefit arrangements in domestic and international business acquisitions and dispositions. His practice includes advising clients on the tax aspects of executive compensation arrangements; structuring and implementing management equity arrangements, deferred compensation, employment agreements, severance, and other executive programs; and representing executives and management teams in negotiating employment and incentive arrangements.

"Dean's broad experience with complex compensation issues and his role in several high-profile business acquisitions make him a valuable addition to the practice in Chicago and an asset for Jones Day clients around the country," said Dan Hagen, who co-leads Jones Day's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice. "He brings great experience and insights to our team, and I look forward to his contributions."

Mr. Bachus has represented major private equity funds and publicly traded companies in acquisitions and dispositions, the design and maintenance of executive compensation programs, and other ongoing executive compensation issues including leadership changes and those that arise in business restructuring.

"Dean's many successful representations across diverse industries reflect the trust clients have placed in him and the deep knowledge and experience he brings to complex benefits and compensation matters," added Tina Tabacchi, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Chicago Office. "He is a great addition to what is already an accomplished team, and we look forward to having him join us in Chicago."

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.