Executive CompensationExecutive compensation and employee benefits are a major consideration in almost every significant corporate transaction. With respect to executive compensation and employee benefits matters, GTC can deliver timely and practical advice covering the tax, corporate, securities, ERISA, and labor law implications of compensation and benefits arrangements affecting companies, investors, compensation committees, and individual executives. Please contact us to discuss the executive compensation services that we can provide to you as a potential client of our firm.
GTC takes pride in communicating to clients even the most technical legal concepts in a way that is easy to understand, and we address clients’ needs with innovative and pragmatic legal strategies. We have handled various complex compensation and benefits-related matters, including both non-qualified deferred compensation plans and qualified deferred compensation plans such as defined benefit plans and profit-sharing plans.
Our firm has experience in advising early-stage companies, private equity and other investor funds and their portfolio companies, public companies, compensation committees, boards of directors, management teams, and executives in numerous different industries. The types of executive compensation matters on which we regularly provide tax advice and ERISA support include each of the topics summarized below.
- M&A support,
- Stock and partnership equity compensation,
- Deferred compensation plans,
- Employment, severance, retention, and change-in-control agreements,
- Equity and debt offerings, including IPOs,
- Leveraged and management buyouts, and
- Sections 409A, 280G, and 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code.