Provided by Ira G Bogner
Ira G. Bogner is the immediate former chair of Proskauer’s Tax Department and a member of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group and is currently a member of Proskauer's Executive Committee. Ira represents a varied list of clients, including financial service companies, entertainment industry clients, and tax-exempt organizations, and also actively represents individual executives in executive compensation matters.
Ira counsels clients with respect to the tax, securities law disclosure, corporate governance, stock exchange and other requirements relevant to executive compensation arrangements. Ira also provides advice regarding equity arrangements, employment agreements, change in control agreements and all other types of executive compensation arrangements, including guidance regarding “409A,” “162m,” “457A,” and “280G.”
Ira frequently is called on to structure and analyze alternative investments for pension trusts and other exempt organizations. He also works with the Firm’s corporate and real estate lawyers in structuring and maintaining investment funds that include participation by pension plans. Through his work in the investment fund area Ira has obtained substantial experience in applying the rules provided under the “plan asset” regulations, including the operation of venture capital operating companies and real estate operating companies.
Ira Bogner is widely respected for his expertise in a range of matters, including advising on ERISA issues emerging from fund formations and managing various executive agreements.
"He has an encyclopedic knowledge of ERISA Title 1, and has a practical and thoughtful approach to working through difficult issues." "He has got impeccable judgment and great instincts."