Represented a Philadelphia financial institution on executive compensation and employee benefits matters. Assisted in the design and drafting of a comprehensive retirement program that included merging the institution’s employee stock ownership plan and 401(k) plan and freezing the institution’s defined benefit plan, along with drafting a supplemental retirement plan for certain executive officers impacted by the restructuring of the institution’s retirement benefit program.  The firm counseled the Compensation Committee on the design of an equity incentive plan and assisted the committee and management in developing performance-based criteria for equity awards.

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Matter alleging various business torts against Progress Energy Inc. and Carolina Power & Light Co. d/b/a Progress Energy
Represented Progress Energy in a complex matter alleging various business torts, including tortious interference with contract and unfair and more
Defense of an investment adviser in various investment-related suits
Represented an investment adviser against a securities custodian and broker-dealer arising out of the theft of customer funds in an action alleging a more
Cree Inc. v. North Carolina State University
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Cree, Inc., a market leader in semiconductor manufacturing, against North Carolina State University for more
Acquisition by Zodiac Aerospace
Represented Zodiac Aerospace in its acquisition of C&D Aerospace, an aircraft interiors manufacturer with operations in the United States, more