Charles Shi
  1. Counsel

Mr. Shi is counsel in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, practicing in the Executive Compensation Group. He advises on matters involving compensation and benefits, both in the course of clients’ day-to-day business dealings and in connection with mergers and acquisitions, and on ERISA’s fiduciary and prohibited transaction rules. 

His compensation and benefits practice includes designing and implementing equity compensation programs, negotiating executive employment arrangements and structuring qualified plans and non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements. 

His ERISA practice includes advising financial institutions on their service and product offerings to retirement investors and advising private funds on accepting investments from benefit plan investors.  

Additionally, he counsels public and pre-IPO companies, as well as their boards and compensation committees, on Section 16 matters and compensation-related governance and disclosure matters.