Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Solving critical benefits & compensation issues

Clients receive experienced counsel from 50 benefits lawyers on complex benefits and executive compensation issues in matters ranging from sophisticated M&A, private equity, and restructuring to ERISA litigation, plan counseling, and investment.

  • Devising innovative ways to address clients' compensation and benefits concerns, to preserve client flexibility and minimize risks.
  • Using our multidisciplinary team approach, our lawyers collaborate with each other, and with lawyers from related practices such as Labor & Employment and Capital Markets.
  • Guiding clients through large corporate transactions where benefits and executive compensation issues create significant challenges, either in conjunction with our M&A team, or as special counsel to external M&A teams.
  • Counseling clients on high stakes matters, such as withdrawal liability from multiemployer pension plans, breach of fiduciary duty, and executive compensation cases.