Blake Martell


+1 415 693 2099

Blake Martell negotiates and drafts employee benefits and equity compensation components of M&A transactions. He has significant experience in equity-based plans; corporate governance and disclosure; tax, securities and accounting treatment with respect to equity awards and pension plans; and welfare, retention and bonus plans.

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Clients hold Blake Martell in high regard, praising him as ‘very strong, quick to the point. – Chambers

  • New York University School of Law
    LLM, Taxation

  • University of San Francisco, School of Law
    1997, JD

  • University of California, Davis
    BA, 1993

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Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers USA: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation


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San Francisco, CA 94111-5800