USA District of Columbia Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
- Alex Ryan Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
- Carin Carithers Hogan Lovells
- Carol T McClarnon Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
- Daniel Morgan Blank Rome LLP
- Emily Costin Alston & Bird LLP
- Eric Serron Steptoe & Johnson LLP
- Erin Cho Mayer Brown LLP
- Gregory L Needles Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
- Jessica Agostinho Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
- Jonathan Zimmerman Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
- Lars Golumbic Groom Law Group, Chartered
- Michael B Richman Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
- Michael Collins Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
- Steven Witmer Ivins, Phillips & Barker
- Todd Castleton DLA Piper LLP (US)
- William Tysse McGuireWoods LLP
1Groom Law Group, CharteredEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 1 |Groom Law Group is a distinguished employee benefits boutique, widely praised for its handling of a broad array of tax and benefit issues. The firm is highly sought after for its well-established connections to governmental entities and its specialized expertise in matters such as executive compensation, fiduciary responsibility, and plan funding and restructuring. The Groom team offers a wealth of experience with regulatory issues affecting plans, including Department of Labor investigations.
2Covington & Burling LLPEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 2 |Covington & Burling is highly reputed for its handling of complex and sensitive employee benefits and executive compensation issues, including those arising from sizable corporate transactions. The firm also excels in representing clients before federal government agencies such as the Treasury Department, the IRS and the EEOC. The group provides an impressive roster of clients with day-to-day counseling on employee benefits and executive compensation issues. 2Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLPEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 2 |Morgan, Lewis & Bockius is distinguished for providing advice on a wide array of matters including pension and retirement plans, executive compensation plans and benefits issues linked to M&A. The team is well regarded for representing clients across a wide array of industries such as retail, healthcare, technology, and financial services. The group provides counsel on a wide range of issues, including fiduciary obligations, operation of plans and negotiating with third-party vendors. 2Proskauer Rose LLPEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 2 |Proskauer Rose is a recognized practice with a bench of well-regarded attorneys who handle a range of matters involving employee benefits plans, including ERISA, fiduciary duty and corporate transactions. The team has particular expertise in advising on issues involving healthcare reform. The group is experienced in representing governmental and tax-exempt entities, as well as major corporations.
3Alston & Bird LLPEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 3 |Alston & Bird is praised for its specialized expertise in representing both employers and providers in an array of employee benefits and executive compensation matters. The group has significant experience in litigating ERISA disputes as well as providing advice on employee benefits matters pertaining to corporate transactions. 3Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLPEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 3 |Eversheds Sutherland is noted for its representation of employee plan sponsors and service providers in a broad range of executive compensation and employee benefit matters. The team offers counsel on the operation of benefit and compensation plans, as well as advising clients on high-level regulatory developments. 3Ivins, Phillips & BarkerEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 3 |Ivins, Phillips & Barker is a prominent boutique in the tax and employee benefits and executive compensation market, recognized for its representation of some of the largest and most prestigious employers, including many Fortune 100 companies. The group is highly respected for its provision of robust assistance on issues such as executive compensation, pension plan derisking, cash balance design and qualified plans. The team also offers expertise in fringe benefits, fiduciary issues and vendor negotiations.
4DLA Piper LLP (US)Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 4 |DLA Piper is a well-regarded practice known for its strength in advising on the benefits and compensations aspects of corporate transactions, including cross-border deals. The firm is able to assist clients with an array of matters including the design of retirement plans and the negotiation of equity and other incentive agreements. The team also provides counsel on regulatory compliance as well as ERISA class actions. 4Hogan Lovells US LLPEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 4 |Hogan Lovells is highly regarded for its provision of well-rounded employee benefit and executive compensation advice to clients in industries such as real estate, media and education, among others. The team offers expertise on a full range of matters, from health and welfare plans to ERISA litigation. The group also has extensive experience providing employee benefits and executive compensation counsel in M&A. 4Jones DayEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 4 |Jones Day is capable of handling complex ERISA disputes including stock drop cases and multiemployer plan litigation. The team also has expertise in withdrawal liability litigation and offers additional expertise in M&A-related employee benefits and executive compensation issues. 4Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLPEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 4 |Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton is respected for its expertise in handling a variety of employee benefits and executive compensation issues including lump sum derisking and ERISA litigation. The team frequently advises clients on regulatory compliance and issues relating to M&A transactions. The firm is noted for its experience in assisting national and international clients. 4Steptoe & Johnson LLPEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 4 |Steptoe & Johnson is widely respected for its handling of ERISA and benefit plan issues including its representation of clients before governmental agencies such as the IRS and the DOL. The firm is highly valued by a broad range of clients including trade organizations, public pension plans and tax-exempt organizations.
- Davis & Harman LLPEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 4
5ArentFox Schiff LLPEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 5 |ArentFox Schiff is a largely advisory employee benefits and executive compensation practice, noted for its handling of the impact of M&A on benefits plans. The team counsels plan sponsors on all aspects of retirement and health and welfare plans. The group is distinguished for its specialized expertise in resolving complex, broken employee benefit plans. 5Faegre DrinkerEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 5 |Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath has a respected employee benefits and executive compensation practice. The team regularly advises clients on the design and implementation of health and welfare and retirement plans. Its members have further expertise in matters such as ERISA litigation. 5Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLPEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 5 |Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is a respected team, offering an interdisciplinary approach to the full range of employee benefits and executive compensation. The group has particular experience in the provision of advice concerning benefits and compensation matters arising from corporate transactions. Team members are also experienced in ERISA litigation. 5Miller & Chevalier CharteredEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 5 |Miller & Chevalier possesses an impressive track record in advising on contentious employee benefits and executive compensation matters, including issues arising under ERISA and the Affordable Care Act. The team has recognized experience representing some of the nation's largest health insurance providers as well as major corporations. Miller & Chevalier is well placed to handle government investigations and regulatory advocacy with its impressive bench consisting of professionals with previous experience working in government agencies. 5Winston & Strawn LLPEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation2023 | Band 5 |Winston & Strawn fields an impressive team of highly respected employee benefits and executive compensation attorneys. The group is able to draw on a broad range of expertise, frequently advising clients on governance and ERISA and tax compliance pertaining to retirement and health and welfare plans. The team frequently assists clients with transaction-related issues.