Lindsay Murphy advises both public and private companies on all aspects of design and operation of executive compensation and employee benefit plans. She regularly advises clients on employee benefit and executive compensation matters within the context of corporate mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and restructurings. Lindsay has extensive experience advising private equity clients with day-to-day equity compensation arrangements, executive employment agreements, and leveraged buyouts and acquisitions, including transactions involving ESOPs. She regularly assists clients with PBGC and ERISA reporting and disclosure obligations and DOL, IRS, and PBGC audits and investigations of employee benefit plans. Lindsay also advises public companies regarding SEC disclosures of executive and director compensation arrangements.
Lindsay has worked on a large number of corporate mergers and acquisitions including the following recent transactions: the $18.1 billion sale of Oncor Electric to Sempra Energy; the sale of all of Mill Creek Residential Trust's outstanding shares to the Arizona State Retirement Fund; Sherwin Williams' $11.3 billion acquisition of The Valspar Corporation; Parker Hannifin's $4.3 billion acquisition of CLARCOR; Verizon's divestiture of its cloud and managed hosting service business to IBM; and various acquisitions and divestitures by The Riverside Company.
Lindsay is a member of the Dallas Bar Association and an officer for the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Section of the Dallas Bar Association.
- August 6, 2012
The DOL Has Spoken: What's Next for Open MEPs?, Bloomberg BNA Pension & Benefits Daily
- January 18, 2012
Multiple Employer Plans — Opportunities and Challenges: Qualified Retirement Plans, Bloomberg BNA Benefit Practice Resource Center
- Winter 2011
The Safe Harbor 401(k) Plan: More Flexible Than You Think, The Benefits Law Journal
- University of Mississippi (J.D. summa cum laude 2009; Master of Taxation summa cum laude 2009; Bachelor of Accountancy cum laude 2006)