Akansha Mishra is an associate in Ropes & Gray’s executive compensation & employee benefits group.

Akansha advises a wide variety of clients with respect to executive compensation and benefits issues arising in corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, initial public offerings and other strategic transactions. Akansha’s practice includes the structuring and design of equity compensation arrangements and management compensation arrangements, and advising clients on the associated tax implications. She also has extensive experience representing both senior executives and financial sponsors in the negotiation of employment, change in control and separation arrangements.

Over the course of her career, Akansha has advised both public and private companies across a variety of industries, including biotech, technology, financial services, energy, consumer products and retail, and industrials.

Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Akansha was an associate in the tax, executive compensation and benefits group at another global law firm.

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