Our lawyers assist clients in designing executive compensation plans and arrangements to retain key executives. These programs include:

  • Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Excess Plans
  • Bonus Plans
  • Stock Option Plans
  • Stock Appreciation Rights (SAR) and Phantom Stock Plans
  • Section 457 Plans
  • Restricted Stock
  • Restricted Stock Units (RSU)
  • Capital Interest
  • Profits Interest
  • Long Term Incentive Plans (LTIP)


News & Resources


  • Status Quo on Pension De-Risking Guidance With Calls for Further Review | Emergency and Domestic Abuse Victim Distribution Q&As
  • Prudence (not Preference) Prevails in 401(k) Plan Fee Case | 2025 HSA, HDHP, and Excepted Benefit HRA Limits | Court Not Wild About Wilderness Therapy Coverage
  • ERISA Preemption Protects Ex's 401(k) | DOL Online Search Tool Gets Off the Ground
  • District Court Has Beef with Benefit Denial | Where's Waldo? Tracking Down Missing Participants | Cyberattack Blame Game
  • Drug Pricing Class Action a Headache for Plan Fiduciaries | IRS Attempts to Shed Light on Rainy Day Funds
  • SECURE 2.0 Implementation Guidance Wrap-Up
  • Indigestion from Turkey and Stuffing or the IRS’ Proposed LTPT Regulations? | IRS Increases COLA Adjustments for 2024 | Slam Dunk for Prosecutors in NBA Health Care Fraud Win
  • Part II: MHP Report to Congress - Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200!
  • Part I: New Proposed Rules Addressing Mental Health Parity Compliance
  • IRS Guidance on SECURE 2.0 EPCRS Expansion | SECURE 2.0 Technical Corrections | Closing Time for COVID-19 HDHP Relief
  • Seventh Circuit Upholds Unambiguous Eligibility Standard | IDR Process is Up and Running | DOL to Prudential: You Can’t Have Your Cake and Eat it, too!
  • Form 5500 Changes on the Horizon | Plan Termination Procedures at the Forefront
  • Final Rules on Electronic Filing Requirements | Pre-Deductible Telehealth Coverage Extended | The End (of the Public Health and National Emergency) Is Near
  • The Best Things Come to Those Who Wait (and Wait) | 'Tis the Season of Giving: EBSA Restores over $1.4B to Plans, Participants, and Beneficiaries
  • Insufficient COBRA Notice Haunts Employer | 2023 Benefit Plan Limits | Plan Provisions in Effect at Time of Benefit Denial Control
  • IRS Extends CARES Act and Relief Act Deadlines | Company Stock Over -Valuation Puts Plan Sponsor and Trustee Under Water | Flagrant Foul by NBA Player Guilty of Defrauding Health Plan
  • IRS Delays SECURE/CARES Act Plan Amendment Deadlines
  • What the Hack? Malware Leads to Stiff HIPAA Penalties | Court OKs Actively Managed Investment Options | You Can’t Get Blood from a Turnip – Unless the Plan Documents So Provide
  • Special HSA Rule for Telehealth Services | Reconsidering PTCs and Affordability | COMPLIANCE ALERT: Cycle 3 Restatement Deadline
  • IRS Clarifies COBRA Premium Subsidy Rules | You're Safe from Partial Plan Termination | Federal Tax Treatment of DCAP Relief | A Sign of the Times: IRS Releases Adjusted HSA, HDHP and Excepted Benefit HRA Rates
  • DOL Releases Retirement Plan Cybersecurity Best Practices | (Employer Stock) Should You Drop It Like It's Hot? | DOL Clarifies Mental Health Parity Compliance and the New Comparative Analyses Requirements
  • New E-Disclosure Rules on the Horizon | Bit by the COBRA! Notice Defects Bring Painful Sting | Time's Up! Court Strictly Applies ERISA Claim Review Deadlines
  • What Lies Ahead for Your Rx Accumulator Program? | It's Inevitable: No Exclusion for Uncashed Distribution Checks | DOL Paves the Way for Combined Small Business Retirement Plans


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