Executive Compensation

Labor and Employment

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Stevens & Lee has substantial experience developing and implementing compensation arrangements designed to attract, retain and motivate C-level executive talent. We handle the full spectrum of benefit, compensation and incentive arrangements for corporate executives and directors. We have assisted numerous employers in restructuring their executive compensation programs to comply with the new rules under Code Section 409A. We also address the issues that arise under a wide variety of other compensation arrangements, including employment contracts, golden parachute agreements, performance based incentive plans and transportation on employer provided aircraft. We have the in-house skills to provide our clients with detailed numeric analyses of the economic consequences of executive employment and change in control arrangements with an emphasis on analyzing golden parachute (280G) implications and post-termination obligations.

We frequently advise and create equity based programs, including statutory and non-statutory stock options, restricted stock, stock appreciation rights and hypothetical investment rights, such as phantom stock and restricted stock units. In addition, we assist clients in resolving the difficult issues that arise as they seek to provide equity compensation to employees and partners of limited liability companies.

We have extensive experience developing executive compensation arrangements for Code Section 501(c)(3) organizations and other tax-exempt employers. We routinely advise tax exempt employers on prohibited transactions, private benefit and inurement issues, intermediate sanctions, Code Section 457 plans and other deferred compensation arrangements, as well as public disclosure concerning executive and director compensation.

Ballarotto_Jacob

Jacob E. Ballarotto

Associate

jeb@stevenslee.com

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Princeton: 609.243.6438

Bell_Tom

G. Thompson Bell, III

Shareholder

gtb@stevenslee.com

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Reading: 610.478.2203

Carr_Mike

R. Michael Carr

rmc@stevenslee.com

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Allentown: 610.997.5069

Christensen_Megan

Megan M. Christensen

Shareholder

mmc@stevenslee.com

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Princeton: 609.987.5330

Davis_Zachary

Zachary R. Davis

Shareholder

zrd@stevenslee.com

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Philadelphia: 215.751.2874

Dwyer_Danielle

Danielle M. Dwyer

Associate

dmdw@stevenslee.com

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Philadelphia: 215.751.1242

Ermilio_Jennifer

Jennifer Anne Ermilio

Of Counsel

jae@stevenslee.com

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Valley Forge: 610.205.6044

Friedman_Susan

Susan R. Friedman

Shareholder

srf@stevenslee.com

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Lancaster: 717.399.6625

Hofmann_Joseph

Joseph P. Hofmann

Shareholder

jph@stevenslee.com

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Lancaster: 717.399.6643

Horwitz_Harry

Harry A. Horwitz

Shareholder

hah@stevenslee.com

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Philadelphia: 215.751.1952

Princeton: 609.243.6432

Kleinman_Ken

Kenneth D. Kleinman

Shareholder

kdk@stevenslee.com

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Philadelphia: 215.751.1946

krulewicz_david

E. David Krulewicz

Associate

edk@stevenslee.com

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Princeton: 609.243.6430

Kushner_Brad

Brad M. Kushner

Associate

bmk@stevenslee.com

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Philadelphia: 215.751.1949

Lewis_Paul

Paul R. Lewis

Counsel

prl@stevenslee.com

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Valley Forge: 610.205.6047

Lewis_Tom

Thomas B. Lewis

Shareholder

tbl@stevenslee.com

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Princeton: 609.987.5335

Longacre_Jim

James B. Longacre

Shareholder

jbl@stevenslee.com

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Reading: 610.478.2293

Melchionni_Gary

Gary D. Melchionni

Shareholder

gdm@stevenslee.com

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Lancaster: 717.399.6628

Mitchell_Brad

Bradley L. Mitchell

Shareholder

blm@stevenslee.com

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Princeton: 609.987.6680

New York: 646.254.6385

Payne_Bill

William J. Payne

Counsel

wjp@stevenslee.com

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Valley Forge: 610.205.6041

Rappoport_Larry

Larry J. Rappoport

Shareholder

ljr@stevenslee.com

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Philadelphia: 215.496.3839

Sabatino_Frank

Frank C. Sabatino

Shareholder

fcs@stevenslee.com

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Philadelphia: 215.751.2884

Scidurlo_Lisa

Lisa M. Scidurlo

Shareholder

lmsc@stevenslee.com

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Valley Forge: 610.205.6042

Scobie_Jonathan

Jonathan A. Scobie

Associate

jasc@stevenslee.com

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Princeton: 609.987.6656

Tierce_Mike

Michael G. Tierce

Shareholder

mgt@stevenslee.com

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Philadelphia: 215.751.2865

Zechman_Theresa

Theresa M. Zechman

Shareholder

tmz@stevenslee.com

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Lancaster: 717.399.6644

Zimskind_Jeff

Jeffrey M. Zimskind

Shareholder

jmz@stevenslee.com

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Allentown: 610.997.5068

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