The Alumni in Residence program connects current HLS students with accomplished HLS alumni for one-on-one career mentoring and advice. You’re invited to meet with Kyoko Takahashi Lin JD’96 during her virtual office hours. Sign up for a 20-minute Zoom appointment.
Kyoko Takahashi Lin JD’96
Kyoko is a partner in Davis Polk & Wardwell’s Corporate Department, practicing in the Executive Compensation Group. She advises boards, companies, compensation committees and individual executives on executive compensation and related corporate governance and disclosure issues, equity-based incentives, deferred compensation, severance plans and other compensatory arrangements. Her practice includes a particular emphasis on issues arising in mergers and acquisitions transactions, initial public offerings and new and joint ventures, as well as for financial institutions.
Kyoko also advises on the sensitive aspects of senior executive transitions and succession planning, building upon her extensive experience with corporate governance, public company disclosure and tax laws. She is a thought leader in executive compensation and related topics.
In her pro bono practice, Kyoko has represented individuals seeking asylum in the United States and has advised not-for-profit organizations, including the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Grameen America and International Arts Movement.
View our calendar for upcoming AIR events and more information on visiting alumni. Students must reserve appointments in advance, and space is limited.
Contact Shannon Taylor in the HLS Alumni Center (email@example.com) with any questions or accessibility needs.