437 Madison AvenueWhen major U.S. corporations and their senior management look for executive compensation advice, they frequently turn to the Bachelder Law Firm. Joe Bachelder has been the subject of many newspaper and magazine articles over the years. He has made guest appearances on CBS, CNN, PBS, CNBC, MSNBC and FOX News.

Here is a sampling of what the business press has had to say about Joe Bachelder and his team of specialists:

The American Lawyer (2/2/09)

“Bachelder…essentially invented the [executive compensation] practice area….”

-- From Executive Compensation Bar Reaps the Meltdown
By David Bario

The New York Times (5/25/07)

Mr. Bachelder is quoted in:

-- More Than Ever, It Pays to Be the Top Executive
By Eduardo Porter

Financial Times (7/30/04)

"The lawyer who negotiated the packages for many top US business figures. . . "

-- From The skill of designing a pay-off
By Michael Skapinker

Fortune (8/11/03)

"He has negotiated more megabuck CEO contracts (for folks like IBM's Lou Gerstner and Honeywell's Larry Bossidy) than anyone else."

-- From Kingmakers
By Brenda Cherry, Muoi Tran

The New York Times (6/11/00)

"[L]eading executive compensation negotiator."

— From FIVE QUESTIONS FOR JOSEPH E. BACHELDER III
By Stewart Kampel

Fortune (6/8/98)

"Today that profession (CEO Agent)…is dominated by a handful of elite practitioners, none more sought after by CEOs on the move – and the companies that covet them – than Joe Bachelder."

-- From BECOMING CEO? CALL HIM FIRST
By David Whitford

The Wall Street Journal (4/9/98)

"Mr. Bachelder…has for years been king of the hill among executive pay attorneys."

"…Among other CEOs and senior executives, he has represented International Business Machine Corp.’s Louis Gerstner, Eastman Kodak Co. CEO George M.C. Fisher, AlliedSignal Inc.’s Lawrence Bossidy and AT&T’s former president and chief operating officer Alex Mandl…"

— From SHOW THEM THE MONEY
By Timothy D. Schellhardt

National Law Journal (7/28/97)

"For instance, says Mr. Bachelder, new and complex securities, tax and retirement rules call for multidisciplinary experience."

"…The more complicated it all becomes, the more company attorneys clamor for the bar’s Bachelders."

— From CEO SUPER-AGENTS
By Darryl Van Dutch

Business Week (1/24/94)

"‘There is no one in his league,’ the happy CEO (client) says."

"…Bachelder has a peerless command of tax, compensation and estate-planning issues, say colleagues."

— From MEET THE SUPERLAWYER WHO MAKES CEOs RICH
By Elizabeth Lesly

The Wall Street Journal (4/9/93)

"‘He’s a deal-maker and he’s very good at it,’ explains New York lawyer Stephen C. Curley, who has sat on the opposite side of the negotiations table. ‘He gets what his clients want.’"

— From SECRET WEAPON USED IN SETTING PAY PACKAGES
By Julie Amparano Lopez