John concentrates his practice on advising private and public entities on employee benefits and equity compensation matters for early stage private companies through mature public companies with a focus on mergers and acquisitions.
From Fortune 100 companies to start-ups, John assists clients with employment agreements and creatively structuring tax-effective and practical incentive arrangements that meet business and operational goals.
Incentive Plan Design:
John works with groups or related entities to design effective and cost-efficient cash and equity-based incentive plans utilizing stock grants, restricted stock awards, incentive stock options, nonstatutory stock options, restricted stock units, and phantom and synthetic equity programs.
Employee Benefits Advisor:
John counsels employers how to design and implement compensation plans current with market practices. His focus on clients and understanding of company life-cycle business needs maximizes benefits for employees and executives while minimizing tax and administrative burdens.