Notable Representations, Key Contacts
Global Transactional and Restructuring Capabilities
Weil’s Executive Compensation and Benefits lawyers are strategically located in the United States and United Kingdom. Our lawyers work in close coordination with the Firm’s M&A, Private Equity, Private Funds and Restructuring practices, and regularly advise global clients on the legal and financial risks associated with compensation and benefit arrangements that arise in these types of commercial matters — many of which require sensitive issues for senior management, transition planning and compensation.
Trusted Advisor to Public and Private Companies
Instrumental in the Design and Negotiation of Executive Employment and Compensation Arrangements.
Weil also regularly counsels clients in connection with ERISA, pension investments and fiduciary matters; equity and incentive compensation plans; nonqualified pension plans; and employment, severance, and change-in-control agreements. We frequently appear on behalf of clients before regulatory agencies such as the IRS, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, and Department of Labor.
Ranked Tier 1 for Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Legal 500 US 2021
Named a “Leading” Firm for Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation in the U.S.
Chambers USA 2021
Named a “Leading” Firm for Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation in New York
Chambers USA 2021
Four Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Partners Named Among the 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers
Ranked Tier 1 for National: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" 2021*
*Best Lawyers (in America) is by Levine Leichtman Capital Partners
Practice Head Paul Wessel Named MVP: Benefits