Sasha Belinkie is a counsel in Paul Weiss’s Executive Compensation Group. Her practice focuses on the executive compensation and benefits aspects of mergers and acquisitions, spinoffs, divestitures and other corporate transactions. She also regularly advises companies on governance matters, securities laws and compensation disclosure, and assists companies and executives on employment, severance, retention, incentive, equity and other compensation arrangements.
Sasha received a J.D. degree, cum laude, from Cornell Law School in 2015. While in law school, she was an Articles Editor of the Cornell Law Review and a Bench Editor of the Moot Court Board. At Cornell, she was an inaugural Pro Bono Scholar, a Furman Scholar, a recipient of the Celeste Mercer scholarship and a Charles Evans Hughes fellow. She received an undergraduate degree, cum laude, from The George Washington University in 2010. From 2010 to 2012, Sasha taught science with Teach for America in Miami, Florida.
Sasha is Co-Chair of the New York City Bar Association Subcommittee on Executive Compensation and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation. She serves on the board of the Ethical Shareholder Initiative, is Co-Chair of the Líderes Board of LatinoJustice PRLDEF and serves on the executive board of Cornell Law School’s Latino Lawyers of Cornell Alumni Association. She was awarded the American Bar Association’s “On the Rise Top 40 Young Lawyers” Award in 2022.