Shoshana Litt has extensive experience counseling both private and public companies on executive compensation and employee benefits issues. She devotes a significant portion of her practice to international equity compensation matters. As part of her practice, she has implemented numerous equity incentive plans and programs, including long-term incentive plans, stock option plans, and employee stock purchase plans, for U.S. and non-U.S. multinational corporations and has advised those companies regarding a variety of ongoing legal issues that affect such plans in their operation in the U.S. and abroad. In addition, Shoshana advises employers on employee benefits and compensation issues that arise in corporate acquisitions and dispositions and has significant experience drafting employment agreements, severance agreements, and equity incentive arrangements.
Shoshana also has experience analyzing potential prohibited transaction and plan asset issues in connection with investments by benefit plans in derivative securities and structured finance transactions as well as venture capital operating companies.
Shoshana is a member of the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP) and is an editor of its International Stock Plans treatise. An active violinist and avid supporter of classical music, she was a longtime member of the board of the Cleveland Chamber Music Society before moving to New York, and she performs regularly with the New Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra.
- American University (J.D. cum laude 2003; Note & Comment Editor, American University Law Review); Yale University (M.A. in East Asian Studies 1998); Haverford College (B.A. in History and East Asian Studies 1995)
- Ohio and New York