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Proskauer Rose LLP

1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVE, N.W., SUITE 600 SOUTH, WASHINGTON, DC 20004-2533, USA
Tel:
Work +1 202 416 6800
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Fax +1 202 416 6899
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www.proskauer.com

Seth Safra

Tel:
Work (202) 416-5840
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Proskauer Rose LLP

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LABOR & EMPLOYMENT

Position

Seth Safra is a partner in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group. He advises clients on all facets of employee benefits and executive compensation, including the design and administration of retirement plans, equity and other performance-based compensation plans, and health and welfare arrangements. He represents clients before government regulatory agencies, including the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Labor.


United States: Labor and employment

Employee benefits and executive compensation (transactions)

Within: Employee benefits and executive compensation (transactions)

Proskauer Rose LLP’s nationwide executive compensation team provides ERISA advice in relation to capital transactions, bankruptcies, IPOs and other matters and a does significant amount of work in the private investment sector. Seth Safra joined Paul Hamburger and Myron Rumeld’s team from Covington & Burling LLP and has represented clients with regard to DOL and IRS audits. Andrea Rattner advised on M&A transactions for clients including C-III Capital Partner, Celgene, and the International Securities Exchange; Washington DC-based Joshua Miller led the work for New York REIT, MLG, and Upstream Rehabilitation. The firm also demonstrated its prominence in the sports industry by assisting the NHL with its expansion into Las Vegas and represented the NBA in its collective bargaining negotiations with the NBAPA. Named attorneys are based in New York except where otherwise noted.

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Employee health and retirement plans

Within: Next generation lawyers

Seth Safra - Proskauer Rose LLP

Within: Employee health and retirement plans

Recently joined by Seth Safra from Covington & Burling LLP, the nationwide employee benefits practice at Proskauer Rose LLP assists clients with single- and multi-employer plans, ERISA compliance, and fiduciary obligations. In Washington DC, Paul Hamburger advised the Met, Bass Pro Shops and SCANA on healthcare reform and retirement plan administration and design. From the New York office, Andrea Rattner provides ongoing benefits advice to clients such as Foot Locker, Ascena, and Celgene. Neal Schelberg and Steven Weinstein designed the implementation of a new benefits plan and amended existing retirement arrangements for the NHL following its expansion into Las Vegas. Ira Golub, Rory Albert and Robert Projansky are also key contacts. Attorneys are based in New York except where indicated otherwise.

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