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Emma Shamburek advises clients on the employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of corporate transactions. Emma has experience preparing employment agreements, equity and incentive arrangements, separation agreements, and documentation related to the golden parachute payment tax implications of executive compensation arrangements in private company transactions.


  • Austin Powder sells controlling stake to AIPJones Day is representing Austin Powder, a global leader in blasting services and commercial explosives, in connection with the sale of a controlling stake to American Industrial Partners.
  • SpiderRock Advisors sold to BlackRockJones Day represented SpiderRock Advisors, LLC, a registered investment adviser that provides customized options overlay strategies for investment portfolios, in connection with the sale of its remaining equity securities to BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK), the world’s largest asset manager and an existing minority equity holder of SpiderRock.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners acquires Resource Innovations, Inc.Jones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in its acquisition and financing of Resource Innovations, Inc. (RI), a leading tech-enabled services company focused on energy efficiency and sustainability.
  • Integrated Power Services acquires Wind SolutionsJones Day advised Integrated Power Services in the acquisition of Wind Solutions LLC, a company that specializes in repair upgrades, accessory components, and patent-protected yaw system components.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Miracle MethodJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Threshold Brands of Miracle Method, the leading franchised provider of bath and kitchen refinishing services in the United States.
  • Affiliate of Centre Lane Partners acquires appliance business from Instant BrandsJones Day advised an affiliate of Centre Lane Partners in the acquisition and financing of the appliances business of Instant Brands, designer and distributor of kitchen and home appliances, including the Instant Pot, pursuant to Section 363 of title 11 of the United States Code.
  • Integrated Power Services acquires Lighthouse Global EnergyJones Day advised Integrated Power Services in its acquisition of Lighthouse Global Energy, an OEM wind turbine parts supplier and manufacturer with in-house engineering, testing, and repair expertise.
  • Five9 acquires Aceyus for $82 millionJones Day represented Five9, Inc. in its acquisition of 100% of the equity of Aceyus, Inc. for $82 million in cash.