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Paul Hastings LLP

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

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What the team is known for

Respected ERISA and benefits group with an excellent track record in both contentious and noncontentious proceedings. Possesses a robust transactional practice that handles related aspects of various high-value deals. Regularly acts on the benefits and compensation aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including cross-border matters. Also advises clients on fiduciary responsibility.

Strengths

Interviewees say: "They can help on really complicated legal issues, including in areas where there is a lack of clear guidance or legal authority, and come up with solutions that are creative."

"Their ability to work as a team and not as individual partners is a real key differentiator," says one source, adding: "They are all very smart in the areas they represent us in. It is a very impressive group of people."

Sources describe the team as "very experienced, commercial and responsive."

Work highlights

Assisted Francisco Partners with the employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of its $4.3 billion joint venture acquisition of LogMeIn, which included developing a compensation program for the management team.

Notable practitioners

Dan Stellenberg advises clients on executive compensation and employee benefits issues pertaining to corporate transactions and restructurings.
"He is very attentive to the needs of the client and can provide both smart, experience-based answers to questions as well as more thoughtful and researched responses when necessary. He is always available and helpful." "He is really responsive, has a deep level of expertise and a good demeanor so people enjoy working with him."

Stephen Harris is well regarded for his key expertise in IRS compliance and handles the employee benefit and executive compensation aspects of corporate transactions.
"He is very knowledgeable and creative in his analysis when working through complex issues where the law isn't clear." "He thinks very strategically and is technically sound as an executive compensation lawyer. He has a good breadth of experience."

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Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Paul Hastings LLP

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Location

515 South Flower Street

Twenty-Fifth Floor

Los Angeles

California

USA

CA 90071

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California: Los Angeles & Surrounds

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation


Dan Stellenberg
Band 3
Stephen H Harris
Band 1