Joshua A. Agen

Of Counsel

Joshua A. Agen

Of Counsel

Joshua A. Agen is of counsel and a business lawyer with a focus on assisting public and private companies in the areas of executive compensation, employee benefits, corporate transactions, corporate governance, and securities law compliance. He is a member of the firm’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice.

Joshua has experience serving as in-house counsel at a publicly traded transportation company with responsibility for securities law compliance, executive compensation, and corporate governance.

Previously, he served as a law clerk for the Hon. Steven M. Colloton, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

30 November 2023 Events

Stock Option Challenges and Opportunities: Expirations, Extensions, Repricings and Regrants

Foley’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation team invites you to attend this informative webinar that will summarize and provide practical advice for how to address some common challenges of stock option programs.
19 October 2023 Legal News: Employee Benefits Insights

Caution Advised: Use of DEI Performance Goals in Incentive Compensation

Recent court decisions have ruled that certain race-based college admissions programs violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
11 July 2023 Manufacturing Industry Advisor

Top Legal Issues Facing the Manufacturing Sector in 2023

As we embark on the second half of 2023, this second annual Manufacturing White Paper examines the business and legal considerations that continue to impact the industry and offers the perspectives and insights of attorneys with deep experience serving as trusted advisors to manufacturing companies.
21 June 2023 Article

Who Can Approve Equity Awards?

A multitude of questions over who must approve the grant of equity awards frequently arise when designing equity compensation programs.
31 December 2022 In the News

Foley Attorneys Author Article on SEC’s Final Rules Mandating Compensation Clawback Policies

Foley & Lardner LLP Partners Jessica Lochmann, Leigh Riley, John Wilson, and Samuel Winer and Of Counsel Joshua Agen authored the article, “SEC Adopts Final Rules Mandating Compensation Clawback Policies,” published in Insights.
31 October 2022 Newsletters

SEC Adopts Final Rules Mandating Compensation Clawback Policies

On October 26, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted final rules implementing Section 954 of the Dodd-Frank Act by directing national securities exchanges and associations, such as the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq, to adopt listing standards that will require listed companies to develop and implement compensation clawback policies.