Apple Inc. faced myriad legal and regulatory challenges in 2020, and its top in-house lawyer reaped the benefits.
General Counsel Katherine “Kate” Adams received a total compensation package of more than $26.4 million from Apple in 2020, according to an annual proxy statement filed late Tuesday by the Cupertino, Calif.-based company.
The bulk of that sum, which represents a slight increase over what Adams earned in 2019, is comprised of nearly $21.7 million in stock awards. Adams also earned almost $4.6 million in cash last year, including a base salary of $1 million.
Her total pay topped that of ...