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Fundamentals of Executive Compensation

Designing an appropriate and effective executive compensation program presents many challenges to companies. A solid executive compensation program is extremely important to attracting talent. This topic helps employers and executives understand the basics of executive compensation. This includes structuring base bonus and deferred compensation, suggestions on how to structure employment agreements which create appropriate incentives to and protections for the executive as well as managing around the many tax pitfalls. You will gain a clear understanding of how to structure executive compensation, how to create appropriate incentives to attract and keep good talent, and how to structure the relationship most favorably from a tax point of view.


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Agenda

Overview of Executive Compensation

  • Public Companies vs. Privately Held Companies
  • Base, Bonus and Deferred Compensation
  • Best Practices to Recruit and Retain Executives

Equity Compensation Plan Design

  • Stock Options, Restricted Stock, RSUs, SARs Etc. Etc.
  • Plan Documents, Award Agreements and Other Documentation Issues
  • Best Practices: Vesting, Clawbacks, Restrictive Covenants

Employment and Severance Agreements

  • Tricks and Traps
  • Spotting Section 409A Issues
  • Releases
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This course was last revised on June 22, 2017.

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Faculty

Worthy Walker

Worthy Walker

Gruber Hail Johansen Shank

  • Partner at Gruber Elrod Johansen Hail Shank
  • Trial lawyer focused on energy, banking and other complex business litigation, and known for his direct approach and convincing, quick-on-his-feet courtroom demeanor
  • Handles both prosecution and defense of cases throughout the U.S. from initial case strategy through trial and on appeal
  • Has represented directors and shareholders in partnership and shareholder oppression disputes as well as businesses facing disputes involving oil and gas exploration, software, trade secrets, apparel, restaurants, real estate, and marketing and sales
  • Diverse experience in employment and severance disputes; he has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in trade secret, non-competition and non-solicitation matters and has been asked to help companies and executives in contract and severance negotiations; he has represented employers in nearly every type of employment claim, from basic discrimination claims to complex and class claims
  • Has achieved the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and selected to Texas Super Lawyers "Rising Star" list in Texas Monthly and Law and Politics, 2009-2016
  • J.D. degree, The University of Texas School of Law; B.A. degree, cum laude, Southern Methodist University
Linda A. Wilkins

Linda A. Wilkins

Wilkins Finston Friedman Law Group, LLP

  • Founding partner of Wilkins Finston Friedman Law Group, LLP
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on executive compensation topics
  • Has been Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for more than 25 years; listed as a Texas Super Lawyer in Employee Benefits/ERISA Law, 2003-2016, by Thomson Reuters; and has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America since 2006; was designated as the Lawyer of the Year (Employee Benefits) in Dallas Fort Worth for 2017 by Best Lawyers
  • J.D. degree, with honors, University of Oklahoma School of Law; LL.M. degree in taxation, Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law; B.A. degree, Oklahoma State University
  • Can be contacted at 972-638-8390 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 399943
Published 2017
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