Michael Stevens is a partner with Alston & Bird’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Team. He focuses on executive compensation matters, with a particular emphasis on tax, securities and corporate governance issues relating to stock plans, incentive compensation arrangements, executive employment agreements and deferred compensation.
He represents companies, compensation committees and individual executives and frequently advises clients on executive compensation issues relating to mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions.
Mike received his J.D., with distinction, in 1993 from Emory University School of Law, where he was an editor of the Emory Law Journal, elected to the Order of the Coif and received the Lexis Excellence in Writing Award. He received his undergraduate degree, with high honors, in 1990 from Emory University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.