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Proskauer Rose LLP

1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVE, N.W., SUITE 600 SOUTH, WASHINGTON, DC 20004-2533, USA
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Work +1 202 416 6800
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Paul Hamburger

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Proskauer Rose LLP

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Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

Position

Paul Hamburger is co-chair of Proskauer’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group and head of the Washington, DC office.Paul provides technical knowledge and advice to employers on all aspects of their employee benefit programs, and advises employee benefit plan trustees and service providers on ERISA and employee benefit plan-related matters. He has extensive experience in negotiating service provider and outsourcing agreements. Paul frequently represents clients before government regulatory agencies, including the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.


United States: Labor and employment

Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design

Within: Leading lawyers

Paul Hamburger - Proskauer Rose LLP

Within: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design

The service at Proskauer Rose LLP is ‘consistently superior to other firms in the field’, according to one source, and the team is ‘knowledgeable on any regulatory issues the client may encounter’. The ‘extremely creativeRobert Projansky is praised as ‘extremely pragmatic, exceptionally smart and capable of setting his ego aside to protect his clients’. New client PROMESA appointed a team, led by Washington DC-based practice head Paul Hamburger, to restructure its debts - a large fraction of which is attributed to the retirement systems for government employees. Ira Golub and Neal Schelberg specialize in withdrawal liability issues and multi-employer plans respectively. Other key names include Washington DC-based Seth Safra as well as Andrea Rattner, Rory Albert and the ‘proactive’ Katrina McCann. Named attorneys are based in New York unless otherwise stated.

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Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

Within: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

Proskauer Rose LLP acts for big corporate entities, senior executives and management teams in the executive compensation issues arising from IPOs and high-end M&A transactions. Washington DC partner Joshua Miller is part of a group advising the likes of Hospitality Investors Trust, Tellurian and BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group on various transactions, as is New York-based Michael Sirkin, whose expertise lies in representing individual executives. Andrea Rattner is also a key contact in New York and Colleen Hart is one of the names to note in Los Angeles. The department is jointly led by Paul Hamburger and Myron Rumeld in Washington DC and New York, respectively.

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