Amy L. Blackman

Amy L. Blackman

  • Partner
  • Executive Compensation & ERISA
  • New York
  • T:   +1.212.859.8620
  • F:   +1.212.859.4000
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Amy Blackman is an executive compensation & ERISA partner resident in Fried Frank's New York office. She joined the Firm in 2003 and became a partner in 2011.

Ms. Blackman has extensive experience advising clients regarding all aspects of executive and director compensation programs, including tax, securities law disclosure requirements, corporate governance and other design and documentation considerations. Her work also includes participation in Fried Frank's transactional corporate practice, advising clients on  employee-benefits aspects of merger and acquisition transactions, corporate restructurings, financings and capital markets matters, as well as advising private equity clients regarding the regulations under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.

In addition, Ms. Blackman also specializes in advising tax-exempt organizations with respect to corporate governance and compliance matters.

Ms. Blackman has written and spoken extensively on the topic of SEC executive compensation disclosure requirements.

Honors & Awards

Ms. Blackman is consistently recognized by Legal 500 in Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation. She was selected as a 2017 Client Service All-Star Attorney by BTI Consulting Group and is part of an exclusive group of lawyers singled out for delivering superior client service to corporate counsel.

Professional Associations

Member, ABA Business Section

Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions

New York

Practices & Industries


Brooklyn Law School, JD – 2003
  • magna cum laude
New York University, MA (Performing Arts Management) – 1995
Butler University, BA (Arts administration) – 1992
  • cum laude
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