Poyner Spruill LLP

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department

North Carolina
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What the team is known for Admired across the state for its wide-ranging expertise across employee benefits and executive compensation issues for hospitals, nonprofits and governmental agencies, among others. Possesses notable strength in the planning, design, strategy and implementation of benefits plans. Also offers deep experience appearing in federal, district, appellate and bankruptcy courts.

Strengths A client comments: "The team is very knowledgeable and they don't get lost in the details - they keep the big picture and practical solutions in mind."

Sources report: "They're incredibly quick to respond, they have a can-do attitude and they're very supportive and very calming."

Work highlights Advised Arrowpoint Capital on both its 401(k) plans and active pension plan. This included compliance advice in relation to ERISA and the tax code, as well as the design of executive compensation arrangements.

Notable practitioners


Kelsey Mayo
leads the firm's employee benefits practice and is frequently engaged by public companies, hospitals and governmental bodies on a range of matters. "I have high praise for her deep knowledge, practical approach and responsiveness. She also understands the business needs in light of the legal aspects," reports a client.