Kerry Wenzel practices in the firm’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group. Ms. Wenzel represents both public and private clients in establishing and administering executive compensation arrangements, including both plan-based compensation arrangements and executive employment and change in control agreements. Ms. Wenzel's practice focuses on corporate, tax and securities issues relating to executive compensation, including Section 16 reporting and insider trading regulation, proxy disclosure rules, Form 8-K reporting obligations, 280G golden parachute rules, Section 162(m), deferred compensation regulations under Section 409A and director and officer indemnification and fiduciary issues.
- Advises numerous public companies on executive compensation matters in connection with their securities disclosure obligations, such as proxy disclosure and Form 8-K disclosure.
- Drafts various forms of equity-based and other incentive compensation arrangements, including equity award, stock purchase, incentive and retention plans.
- Advises clients with respect to executive compensation issues related to M&A transactions, such as the 280G golden parachute rules.