Negotiating Executive Employment - A Perspective from Both Sides of the Table

Chicago Womens' Alliance

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Chicago

September 19, 2018: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Whether you are an executive or an employer who hires executives, this program will provide valuable insights into the negotiation process and what's "market."


University of Chicago: Gleacher Center
RM 408 with lounge 420
450 Cityfront Plaza Dr.
Chicago, Illinois

Event Details

Adam will present a step-by-step guide for identifying and navigating the legal issues that arise in connection with an offer of executive employment. He will cover how to approach the negotiation of executive employment, what documents and agreements the executive likely must sign, what legal issues lurk in such agreements and how to resolve those issues and how to protect yourself legally throughout the executive employment relationship.




Register Online

Deadline: 9/19/2018

Speaker Profiles

Adam Greetis (Speaker)
Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Mr. Greetis counsels both businesses and executives in all aspects of executive compensation. He has substantial experience advising on executive employment and separation matters and has personally negotiated employment and pay arrangements for many organizations and executives. Mr. Greetis also regularly advises organizations on the legal aspects of incentive pay, option plans, restricted stock arrangements, nonqualified deferred compensation plans and agreements, supplemental executive retirement plans, and other forms of equity and executive pay.

He is an accomplished author and speaker, and has given prior presentations for the Chicago Booth Career Services Center. He is affiliated with: Financial Executives International; Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC) (Co-Chair, Young HR Leaders Interest Group; Planning Committee; Total Rewards Interest Group); The Management Association of Illinois; and Society of Human Resource Management.

Elizabeth Bleakley (Moderator) '02
Principal, Bleakley Law LLC

Elizabeth is Principal of a corporate and securities law firm in Chicago. Her legal experience in serving small and middle market businesses, prior management experience in the financial services industry, and Chicago Booth MBA ('02) work together to provide clients with a practical approach to meeting their legal needs. Elizabeth is on the Board of Directors of Chicago Booth Alumni Club, which she previously Chaired, and is the President of Chicago Association of Business Economics. She currently Chairs the ABA MMSB Emerging Companies subcommittee and is a former Chair of the ISBA Business and Securities Law Committee and the Business Advice and Financial Planning Committee.


Elizabeth Bleakley, '02 
CBAC Director