Paul Weiss

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Andrew L. Gaines is a partner in the firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group.


Andrew advises employers on all aspects of executive compensation and employee benefit plans and their treatment in corporate transactions and in bankruptcy. He counsels investment fund sponsors on ERISA issues associated with the formation of private investment funds and the structuring of underlying investments. Andrew also frequently counsels large institutional pension investors on fiduciary issues arising in connection with investing in private investment funds. He also represents employers and executives in the negotiation of employment and severance agreements.

Andrew has been recognized as a "leading individual" in Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation by Chambers USA for the past four consecutive years, with Chambers calling him "responsive, pragmatic." He also has been recognized by Legal 500 USAThe Best Lawyers in America and by the PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook.

Andrew is a frequent writer and lecturer on executive compensation and employee benefits topics.



  • J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 1986
  • B.A., Hobart & William Smith College, 1983

Bar Admissions

  • New York

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