He “has a very good reputation” and sources are “very impressed with him.”Chambers USA 2017

Jed W. Brickner


Jed W. Brickner is a partner in Latham and Watkins’ New York office and focuses his practice on executive compensation and employee benefits law. Mr. Brickner has served on the firm’s Associates, Finance, Investment, Operations & Administration, and Retirement Committees and has also served as Chair of the Employee Benefits Practice and Co-Chair of the Tax Department in the New York office. He joined the firm directly from law school in 1980.

A frequent speaker at industry conferences and writer on employee benefits topics, Mr. Brickner is a co-author of Collier Labor Law and the Bankruptcy Code and a member of the Employee Benefits Committee of the American Bar Association’s Tax Section and a frequent faculty speaker at Practising Law Institute (PLI) seminars (2011-2015). In addition, he has served on the Drug Appeals Board of USA Track and Field and been a correspondent for Track and Field News.


  • Education
    • JD, Columbia University School of Law, 1980
      Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    • BA, Swarthmore College, 1976
      Phi Beta Kappa
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