Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department

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What the team is known for Advises on employee benefit and executive compensation issues in connection to transactions. Experience covers ERISA issues and incentive compensation. Assists a broad range of clients, including media organizations, energy companies and private equity firms.

Strengths Sources say it is "always highly knowledgeable and responsive."

Another source says: "It has in-depth knowledge of matters under ERISA."

Work highlights Assisted with the employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of Sycamore Partners' $1.3 billion acquisition of Newell Brands' Pure Fishing business.

Notable practitioners

Michael Falk
specializes in the employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of corporate transactions. "He takes a practical approach while understanding the complexities of the regulations," appreciates one client.