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Robert Newman

Washington, DC, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
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Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation - District of Columbia

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Robert Newman has a wealth of experience handling pension derisking transactions.
"He is very intelligent, thoughtful and practical. He is a terrific lawyer." "He is one of the smartest people working in this space. He is a very careful and disciplined thinker."
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Robert Newman is a partner in the firm’s employee benefits and executive compensation practice group. His practice includes designing, drafting, and amending a wide range of retirement and welfare plans; creating executive compensation arrangements including nonqualified deferred compensation plans, stock option plans, and other incentive plans; representing clients before the IRS and the Department of Labor; assisting clients with legislative initiatives; providing benefits expertise in corporate transactions and ERISA litigation; counseling clients with respect to pension fund investments in private equity funds and hedge funds; and negotiating and writing employment agreements. Clients seek his assistance with some of the most complicated benefit matters, including jumbo pension de-risking transactions, disputes involving pension calculations, and the structuring of fiduciary obligations for plan governance.

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Robert Newman

Covington & Burling LLP

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One CityCenter, 850 Tenth Street

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20001-4956

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