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Executive Compensation


A wide spectrum of clients has counted on our proven and broad expertise in Executive Compensation to design and implement compensation and benefit programs efficiently and cost-effectively. We work with both publicly and privately held companies, tax-exempt organizations and start-ups, representing a range of industries including healthcare, banking and finance, life science, manufacturing and high tech.

Our Executive Compensation Practice. Members of our Executive Compensation practice regularly provide advice and representation regarding design and implementation of tax advantaged arrangements for:

  • Equity and equity-based compensation (including SARs, ISOs, NQSOs and restricted stock); 
  • Retention, profit-sharing and other incentive-based compensation; 
  • Change–in-control and severance benefits designed to facilitate management changes; 
  • Supplemental executive retirement plans and other “top hat” deferred compensation arrangements designed to satisfy Section 409A of the U.S. tax code; and 
  • Eligible deferred compensation plans for tax-exempt entities designed to meet the requirements of Section 457 of the U.S. tax code.

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