Matters

Garment Contractors – ERISA Pre-Emption Litigation

Representation of a group of garment contractors in a successful challenge on ERISA pre-emption grounds to a section of New York State Business Corporation Law.

Real Estate Investment Advisor – Incentive Equity Option Plan

Represented a prominent, privately owned real estate investment advisor in establishing an incentive equity option plan.

Investment Advisor/Property Management Co. – Regulatory Advice

Represented a real estate investment advisory and property management company in the re-evaluation of regulatory compliance mechanisms to accommodate investment advisory clients subject to ERISA.

Senior Executive – Compensation Arrangements

Represented a senior-level executive at a well established private equity firm in establishing compensation arrangements.

Investment Advisory and Property Mgmt Co. – Formation of Conduit Limited Liability Company

Represented a real estate investment advisory and property management company in the formation of a conduit limited liability company to facilitate distribution of carried interest from investment fund to employees of investment manager pursuant to an employee incentive compensation plan.

Yankee Global Enterprises – Compensation Plans

Represented Yankee Global Enterprises in the establishment of executive compensation plans.

Small Bone Innovations – Counsel on Employment Matters

Represent Small Bone Innovations in all aspects of its employment disputes, risk management, restrictive covenant analysis, and the drafting and negotiation of executive contracts and severance agreements.

Offshore Insurer – ERISA Stop-Loss Insurance

Advice to an insurer on providing stop loss insurance to large employers which provide group health insurance coverage to their retirees under self-funded welfare benefit arrangement plans (Section 419E plans under ERISA).

Private Equity Client – Executive Retention Program

Represented a private equity client in developing an executive retention program for one of its portfolio companies that was designed to create incentives for executives to remain with the portfolio company while the company was pursuing options for reorganizing the company, including a possible sale of the company.

Global Insurance Company – Counsel on Employment Matters

Represent a global insurance company in all aspects of employment matters including the analysis of restrictive covenants, contracts, executive compensation and exit incentive plans.

Worldwide Leader of Intent – Based Solutions

Representation of company in employment litigation including defending an action commenced by a former employee alleging religious discrimination, and all aspects of employment matters including severance, contracts, and exit incentive plans.

Real Estate Advisory – Employee Stock Incentive Plan

Represented a real estate investment advisory and property management company in the restructuring of its employee stock incentive plan.

Major League Sports Franchise – Executive Compensation Plans

Represented a major league sports franchise in the establishment of restricted stock unit and stock option plans for executives.