Notable Representations, Key Contacts
Global Transactional and Restructuring Capabilities
Weil’s Executive Compensation and Benefits lawyers are strategically located in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany. Our lawyers work in close coordination with the Firm’s perennially top-ranked M&A, Private Equity, Private Funds and Business Finance & 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.
Weil Named a “Leading” Firm for Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation: New York
Weil Named a “Leading” Firm for Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Legal 500 US
Weil provides a “[v]ery precise, very high-level [of] work.”
Weil has “great expertise in compensation and benefits matters related to mergers and acquisitions” with “excellent practitioners.”
Weil provides “timely, and more importantly, succinct and practical advice in complex areas such as non-qualified deferred compensation and the taxation intricacies of executive compensation.” The “strong team, with great domain knowledge” handles transaction-related matters, often with a private equity slant, and bankruptcies.
Legal 500 US
“They are very knowledgeable, very responsive and very easy to work with,” and “incredibly prompt and can explain anything to a lay person - not just in legalese.”
Ranked Tier 1 for National: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
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