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Nationwide Transaction-Related Experience in Employment, Benefits, Labor and Immigration

  • Represented the senior management team of a software company in connection with the company’s sale, handling negotiation of all C-suite executive employment and equity contracts in addition to applicable provisions of the purchase agreement.
  • Represented a hotel property management company in a purchase and sale agreement, aiding our client in avoiding approximately $15 million in pension fund withdrawal liabilities through the purchase and sale.
  • Represented the C-suite executive team of a beverage company in connection with the company’s sale to a private equity firm, handling negotiation of all employment and equity contracts in addition to applicable provisions of the purchase agreement.
  • Represented the management team of a leading technology company through its sale from one private equity firm to another.
  • Represented a sought-after technology executive in the negotiation of an employment agreement with a major professional sports league.
  • Acted as counsel for both buyers and sellers in hotel transactions throughout the United States on labor and employment matters involving assets worth hundreds of millions of dollars. In doing so, we drew on our experience negotiating language in the deal documents to protect the parties from Taft-Hartley pension fund withdrawal liability, and then negotiated with unions to help orchestrate a smooth transition to the purchaser.
  • Assisted in the merger of two of the nation’s largest healthcare systems, conducting due diligence and strategic risk analysis related to employee benefits and executive compensation. Worked with both organizations to evaluate transition strategies and, ultimately, the migration to a common platform for employee benefits across the new system, including the evaluation and design of executive compensation programs, structuring and documenting retention incentives, designing and implementing reduction-in-force severance programs, and analyzing existing executive obligations.
  • Represented a media company in its acquisition of television stations owned by a hedge fund. Our representation included due diligence, negotiation of deal terms and planning and implementing the assimilation of employees into the media company, which required both antitrust and FCC approvals.
  • Regularly assist clients with obtaining temporary work visas for foreign nationals, secure lawful permanent residence (green cards) for valuable long-term employees and comply with increasingly complex I-9 and E-Verify employment verification rules, if required through a transaction.

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