Investment Advisor – 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.
Executive Compensation Arrangements
Represented a senior-level executive at a well established private equity firm in establishing compensation arrangements.
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.
Executive Compensation, Employment and Separation Agreements
Organizations and senior executives in the negotiation and drafting of executive employment, compensation and separation agreements.
National Importer and Distributor – Counsel on Employment Matters
Representation of a major national specialty food importer and distributor in all aspects of its employment disputes, including contracts and risk management.
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.
Yankee Global Enterprises – Compensation Plans
Represented Yankee Global Enterprises in the establishment of executive compensation plans.
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
Representation of 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
International Media Company – Workers’ Compensation
Representation of an international media company in an investigation by the New York State Workers' Compensation Board.
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.
Sports Franchise – Compensation Plans
Represented a major sports franchise in the establishment of restricted stock unit and stock option plan for executives.