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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

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What the team is known for

Leading practice that handles all aspects of employee benefit plans and executive compensation programs. Offers services in connection to an array of plans, including retirement and benefit plans. Client roster includes entities in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, transportation and retail.

Strengths

Sources highlight Morgan Lewis as "top of this market."

Peers describe Morgan Lewis as "a very significant and prominent practice."

Work highlights

Assisted 128 Technology with all  employee benefits and executive compensation aspects concerned with its $450 million cross-border sale to Juniper Networks.

Notable practitioners

Amy Pocino Kelly handles a broad caseload that includes retirement plans, executive compensation arrangements and employee benefit plans.
"Amy is an all-around wonderful relationship manager who will respond  very quickly to our inquiries." "A spectacular lawyer who works very hard and is incredibly committed to her clients."

John Ferreira has a multifaceted benefits practice, which includes advising nonprofits and multinational corporations on employee benefit plans. He also defends employers in pensions and benefits-related litigation.

Mims Maynard Zabriskie carries out substantial work in both employee benefits and executive compensation. She advises on all manner of employee benefit plans, employment arrangements and retirement plans.
"She is known by her sterling reputation and has a practice specialized in the executive compensation space." "Mims has an extremely strong understanding of our company and what we're looking to achieve, and is well grounded in current trends related to employee benefits and executive compensation."

Robert Abramowitz is noted for his skills in ERISA matters, executive compensation and employee benefit programs.
"Bob is very well known as a spectacular practitioner.""He is thorough, responsive and extremely knowledgeable of our company’s history and plans for the future."

Robert Lichtenstein regularly undertakes work in connection to ERISA and ESOPs. He is also well versed in advising on M&A-related benefits and compensation transfer issues.
"A tremendous lawyer with a huge following in Philadelphia."

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Overview

Morgan Lewis’s employee benefits and executive compensation practice is one of the largest, most sophisticated benefits practices in the nation.

For decades, our team has provided comprehensive services related to employee benefits plans (retirement and health and welfare plans) and executive and equity compensation plans. We advise on a range of issues including legal compliance, fiduciary and investment matters, plan design and funding strategies, plan documents and participant communications, management and operation of plans (including internal audits), third-party agreements, benefits and compensation matters that arise during transactions, and investigations and audits by the DOL, IRS, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), and state taxing authorities.

We serve many of the largest global companies across major industries financial institutions, and institutional plan sponsors. Our clients range from small and mid-sized companies and startups to state and local governments, tax-exempt organizations, educational institutions, and entities with collectively bargained employees.

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Location

1701 Market Street

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

USA

PA 19103-2921

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Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation


Amy Pocino Kelly
Band 1
John G Ferreira
Band 2
Mims Maynard Zabriskie
Band 1
Robert Abramowitz
Band 2
Robert J Lichtenstein
Band 2