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Senior Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID OG2R244593

Experience Level Senior Associate

Job Experience Min. 7 - Max. 18 Years

Client Type Medium to Large Business $$$$

Practice Areas ERISA/Executive Compensation Transactions & Compliance

2022-08-01 12:18:30

Chicago office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a senior executive compensation and employee benefits associate attorney with 7+ years of experience in a law firm. The candidate will advise public and private companies in acquisitions, mergers, initial public offerings, and other similar transactions on issues related to executive compensation and employee benefits. Will research, interpret, and provide advice on a variety of tax and securities laws, ERISA, contract law, and aspects of employment law relating to executive compensation agreements, including restrictive covenants. Draft plans, programs, agreements, and ancillary documents related to executive compensation and employee benefits, including tax-qualified retirement plans (g., 401(k) plans and employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs)), non-qualified deferred compensation plans, equity incentive plans, executive employment agreements, change in control agreements, retention bonus agreements, as well as representations, warranties and covenants relating to the foregoing subject matter as may be necessary to include in merger and acquisition-related documents (e.g., merger agreements, stock purchase agreements, etc.). Research issues relating to and draft applicable securities disclosure documents relating to executive compensation and employee benefits, including relevant disclosures in annual proxy statements and Forms 10-K, Forms S-8, and Forms 8-K. Experience with applicable provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (e.g., Sections 162(m), 280G, 401(a), 409A, etc.) and related Treasury Regulations, securities disclosure rules (e.g., Regulation S-K, etc.), ERISA and related DOL Regulations, M&A aspects of executive compensation and employee benefits would be preferred. Experience advising senior executives, including C-suite executives, and boards of directors is required. Should have experience managing significant matters, including benefits and compensation matters arising in connection with acquisitions, mergers, initial public offerings, and other similar transactions. Experience interacting with governmental agencies, including the IRS, DOL, and PBGC is preferred. Must be in good standing with a State Bar.

The candidate must have a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Should be willing and able to train and mentor junior associates. The ability to research, analyze, understand, communicate and apply technically precise provisions of applicable law, regulations, and guidance is required. The ability to train and mentor junior associates with respect to all aspects of practice is essential. An understanding of SEC reporting obligations under the Securities and Exchange Act related to director and executive compensation is preferred. Exceptional written and oral communication skills are required. The ability to build client relationships is needed.

The main law office is headquartered in Illinois. There are nine areas of practice. Industries are significant. The legal practice began twenty-eight years ago. Automotive group, bankruptcy-creditors' rights, financial institutions and litigation are some of their practice disciplines. More than one-hundred seasoned attorneys comprise their law firm. They endorse diversity in the work force and community service such as pro-bono work.

Your information will not be forwarded to any employers at this time. A recruiter will contact you with more information once our internal review of your resume is completed.

The estimated salary for this position is $256,533*.

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