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USA Florida Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

This section covers the full range of matters involving employee benefits and compensation plans including advising on the design and implementation thereof, as well as related taxation issues. It also includes advice on executive compensation agreements and benefits matters pertaining to corporate transactions. Moreover, it includes contentious matters pertaining to the implementation of benefit plans. Please also see ERISA litigation for disputes brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.

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Band 1
  1. Hill Ward Henderson
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    Hill Ward Henderson
    Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
    2023 | Band 1 |
    Hill Ward Henderson is a highly sought-out employee benefits practice, with experience advising on all aspects of benefit plan design, amendment and operation. The firm is knowledgeable about a wide array of employee benefit plans, including retirement, fringe benefit and health and welfare plans. Its attorneys assist clients with ERISA disputes as well as in connection with IRS plan examinations. The group frequently advises clients in the healthcare space, among others.
  2. Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
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    Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
    Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
    2023 | Band 1 |
    Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP has impressive capabilities across the breadth of employee benefits and compensation mandates, including dedicated expertise in areas such as health benefits and qualified and nonqualified plans. The firm has a broad client roster, which includes tax-exempt entities and multinational corporations. It acts on all aspects of plan drafting and implementation, as well as regulatory compliance mandates and matters stemming from corporate transactions.
  3. Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.
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    Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.
    Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
    2023 | Band 1 |
    Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A. has an excellent reputation for its representation of a broad range of clients on matters involving the creation and operation of employee pension and welfare plans. The group also provides advice on deferred compensation programs. It has particular strength in matters arising from the higher education and hospitality sectors, fielding expertise in both regulatory mandates and issues arising from transactions.
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Band 2
  1. Akerman LLP
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    Akerman LLP
    Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
    2023 | Band 2 |
    Akerman LLP is a highly regarded practice with experience across the full gamut of employee benefits and executive compensation issues. The firm assists clients with the operational and compliance matters pertaining to a wide array of retirement, health and welfare and compensation plans. The department also frequently advises clients on benefits and compensation issues relating to corporate transactions as well as assisting with IRS and DOL audits.
  2. Gunster
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    Gunster
    Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
    2023 | Band 2 |
    Gunster has a growing employee benefits and executive practice with a wealth of experience counseling plan sponsors, advisers and fiduciaries on ERISA compliance. The firm offers expertise in the design, operation and termination of retirement, welfare and compensation plans, as well as assisting clients with transactional benefits and compensation concerns. Its attorneys frequently counsel clients on tax and securities issues pertaining to employee benefit plans and executive compensation arrangements.
  3. International Law Solutions Group, PA
    Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
    2023 | Band 2