Executive Compensation Top Talent
Market disruption, media coverage, and pressure from institutional investors have in recent years put executive compensation in the spotlight. At the same time, the global war for top talent requires a sophisticated understanding of what attracts and retains quality leadership. Our team assists clients in the design, implementation, and maintenance of a wide variety of compensation plans. With each client, we are mindful of the tax, accounting, and litigious implications related to specific aspects of severance agreements, nonqualified trusts, and equity compensation plans.
Redesigned the executive deferral plans, split dollar life insurance plans, and executive health plans for a major North American bottled water company for Code Section 409A compliance.
Served as outside general counsel for major office supply retailing company regarding all executive compensation and employee benefits matters.
Represented a leading furniture rental and rent-to-own company regarding executive compensation and employee benefit matters.
Advised a major manufacturer concerning executive and equity compensation arrangements.
Provided comprehensive benefits and compensation advice to the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, including a comprehensive revision of its plan governance structure.
Prepared provisions for qualified and nonqualified plans to implement a benefits structure for executives transferring between international and domestic work sites of a Fortune 500 fast food operator.
Represented the compensation committee of a publicly-traded company in updating and renegotiating the employment agreements of the CEO and other senior executives.