David F. Jones

Partner at Dechert LLP

David F. Jones

David F. Jones

Partner at Dechert LLP

Biography

David F. Jones
Partner |

Dechert LLP
Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
David F. Jones, co-chair of the employee benefits and executive compensation group, represents both public and private corporations, private equity investors, and hedge funds with respect to qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, as well as executive compensation and employee welfare benefit matters. Mr. Jones has done extensive work in dealing with the employee benefit aspects of mergers and acquisitions, representing both buyers and sellers. In addition, he assists clients with the integration and redesign of their employee benefit programs following significant acquisitions.

Mr. Jones has been consistently recognized as a leading lawyer for employee benefits in Chambers USA, a referral guide to leading lawyers in the United States based on the opinions of their peers and clients. In its 2011 edition, clients noted that Mr. Jones is "a very diligent and thorough attorney." He is also listed in The Legal 500 (U.S.) and The Best Lawyers in America.
Education

Temple University, B.B.A., 1979, cum laude
Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 1982, cum laude, Business Editor of the Temple Law Review

New York University School of Law, LL.M., 1984, in Taxation
Bar Admissions/Qualifications

Pennsylvania
Publications and Lectures
Mr. Jones has lectured on employee benefit matters at seminars and conferences sponsored by the Association of Corporate Counsel, the Practising Law Institute, the Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Delaware Employee Benefits Association, and the Strategic Research Institute.


Related Events

April 14, 2005 | Spring Into Action - PEBA's 23rd Annual Forum
Panel: Wake Up with a Legislative Update
Philadelphia, PA

Related Publications

March/April 2010 | Deal Lawyers
The Deal Lawyer's Guide to Hidden Employee Benefit Issues
November 11, 2004 | Dechert LLP
ERISA Fiduciary Responsibility and Liability
April 7, 2004 | BNA TAX Management
Recent Additions: IRS Proposes Regulations on Elimination of Section 411 (d)(6) Protected Benefits

Related News

August 15, 2012 | Dechert News Release
Andrew Oringer Joins Dechert as Partner in Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group
January 26, 2012 | Dechert News Release
Dechert Represents Celgene in Acquisition of Avila Therapeutics
October 24, 2011 | Dechert News Release
Dechert Represents Adolor Corp. in Sale to Cubist Pharmaceuticals

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Education
LL.M. in Taxation
Class of 1984

Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law has a record of academic excellence and national scholarly influence. One of the first law schools to admit women, it has been long committed to welcoming students of diverse backgrounds, people who had been discriminated against by many other institutions. Located on the University's campus in Greenwich Village, NYU Law has been a leader, and continues to be, in areas such as law and business, clinical education, public service, interdisciplinary colloquia and global studies.

J.D., cum laude
Class of 1982

Temple University Beasley School of Law is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. The faculty is dedicated to preparing students to enter and continue in the legal profession with the highest level of skill possible, with a firm commitment to principles of professional responsibility, and with a sense of personal obligation to lead and to serve the communities in which they live and practice. We are dedicated to our traditional ideal of making opportunities for legal education accessible to talented students who might otherwise not have the opportunity and those who might encounter barriers due to race, creed, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, socioeconomic background, or other personal characteristics. The Law School seeks to maintain and strengthen our longstanding tradition of accessibility and diversity in order to pursue the goals of excellence in higher education and equal justice under the law.

B.B.A., cum laude
Class of 1979

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY MISSION STATEMENT Opportunity. Engagement. Discovery. Temple University educates a vibrant student body and creates new knowledge through innovative teaching, research and other creative endeavors. Our urban setting provides transformative opportunities for engaged scholarship, experiential learning, and discovery of self, others and the world. We open our doors to a diverse community of learners and scholars who strive to make the possible real. We are committed to the ideals upon which Temple was founded: providing access to an excellent, affordable higher education that prepares students for careers, further learning and active citizenship. creating a collaborative community of outstanding faculty and staff who foster inclusion and encourage the aspirations of Temple students. promoting service and engagement throughout Philadelphia, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the nation and the world.

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Business Editor
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Career History
Partner
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Dechert Paris, part of Coudert Brothers LLP, is a French company located in Paris. The firm provides legal services. It was acquired by Coudert Frères, now a subsidiary of Coudert Brothers LLP from Dechert LLP on 21 Sep 05.

Political Donations
$1,000
2010

Former Partner at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

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Centric Brands, Inc. purchases Global Brands Group Holding Ltd /North American Licensing Bus from Global Brands Group Holding Ltd.

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Mirae Asset Global Investments Co., Ltd., Mirae Asset Global Investments (USA), Inc. purchase Global X Management Co. LLC

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Crown Holdings, Inc. purchases Signode Industrial Group LLC from The Carlyle Group LP (Corporate Private Equity)

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