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Jai Garg


Jai Garg focuses on a wide variety of compensation and benefit-related matters, with a particular focus on issues that arise in connection with M&A transactions and capital markets.

He regularly advises both U.S. and non-U.S. companies regarding equity-based incentives, employment arrangements, disclosure, corporate governance, and securities and tax law compliance. He also regularly advises private equity and family office clients regarding the structuring and implementation of tax-efficient compensation arrangements of their portfolio companies.

In addition, he has advised numerous individual executives, founders, and management teams in connection with the negotiation of employment, equity and severance agreements and in connection with private equity and M&A transactions.


Representative matters

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. in connection with its $13.1 billion merger with Black Knight, Inc.

Mubadala in its pending acquisition, together with Fortress management, of Fortress Investment Group from SoftBank Group Corp.

EPIC Brokers & Consultants and its affiliates in numerous acquisitions, including the acquisitions of New Energy Risk and Reel Media, LLC by Paragon Insurance Holdings and the acquisitions of Treloar & Heisel, Dixon Wells and Sitzmann, Morris & Lavis Insurance by EPIC.

Investcorp Europe Acquisition Corp I, a special purpose acquisition company in connection with its pending $426 million business combination with Orca Holdings Limited.



Attorney-at-Law, New York, 2017


Grinnell College, B.A. in Political Science and Religious Studies (2011)

Washington University School of Law, J.D. (2016)


English, Hindi
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.