Matters

Yankee Global Enterprises – Compensation Plans

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

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.

Small Bone Innovations – Counsel on Employment Matters

Representation of 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

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

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.

International Media Company – Workers’ Compensation

Representation of an international media company in an investigation by the New York State Workers' Compensation Board.

Sports Franchise – Compensation Plans

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

Executive Compensation, Employment and Separation Agreements

Organizations and senior executives in the negotiation and drafting of executive employment, compensation and separation agreements.