Amanda Hines Gold is a partner in the firm’s Executive Compensation practice.
Amanda’s practice focuses on executive compensation matters including designing, drafting, and negotiating severance, change in control and executive employment agreements, preparing related disclosures for securities filings and managing all executive compensation and employee benefits aspects of public and private mergers and acquisitions. She also frequently designs and provides practical advice on the administration of equity incentive plans and complex awards, thereunder, for private and public clients. Recent engagements include: Sprint and SoftBank’s landmark merger of Sprint and T-Mobile US, Inc.; Renesas Electronics Corporation in its $6.7 billion acquisition of Integrated Device Technology (IDT); VMWare, Inc.’s acquisition of cybersecurity company Carbon Black, Inc. at an equity value of $2.3 billion; Asahi Kasei Corporation in its approximately $1 billion acquisition of U.S.-based Sage Automotive Interiors, Inc., from Clearlake Capital Group.; and Education Realty Trust’s $4.6 billion acquisition by Greystar Real Estate Partners.
Amanda also regularly advises the firm’s clients in connection with employee benefits matters, including 401(k) plans, health and welfare plans and other fringe benefits.
Amanda is committed to the firm’s pro bono matters and served as a working group member of the San Francisco’s District Attorney’s landmark Blue Ribbon Panel on Transparency, Accountability, and Fairness in Law Enforcement.
Amanda earned a J.D. from Arizona State University, magna cum laude, where she was a managing editor of the Arizona State Law Journal.Show More