Latham & Watkins Tax Chair Jumps To Skadden

Law360, New York (August 26, 2009, 2:06 PM EDT) -- Former Latham & Watkins LLP partner Joseph Yaffe has joined Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP’s Palo Alto, Calif., office as a partner in its executive compensation and benefits practice.

Yaffe, who will begin at Skadden at the end of the month, focuses on tax and securities law issues relating to equity compensation arrangements, as well as employee benefits issues relating to corporate transactions.

He previously was chair of the tax department of Latham & Watkins’ Silicon Valley office. There, he practiced exclusively in executive...
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