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Latham & Watkins LLP

Robin L. Struve

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Latham & Watkins LLP

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Robin Struve advises the firm's clients with regard to the application of US tax, ERISA, securities and other laws to employee benefits plans, arrangements and executive compensation matters.

Ms. Struve has substantial experience in employee benefits and executive compensation issues in corporate transactions, including plan spin-offs, mergers, terminations, multi-employer plan withdrawals, COBRA, severance, golden parachutes and the effects of such transactions on stock options and other equity based compensation, as well as fringe and other benefits. This experience includes advising buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions and debtors and creditors on employee benefits issues in lending transactions, as well as bankruptcy and reorganizations.


Tax Partner


United States: Labor and employment

Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

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

Latham & Watkins LLP’s impressive client roster includes names such as Bass Pro Shops, Siemens, Virgin America and The Carlyle Group. In recent highlights, the firm witnessed a number of partner promotions, including Matthew Conway and Julie Crisp in Washington DC and San Francisco respectively. The Chicago-based Robin L. Struve recently advised FMC Technology on its $13bn merger of equals with French company Technip, while Lori Goodman advised Energy Capital Partners on its acquisition of Calpine from the New York office. In Washington DC, the names to note are David Della Rocca and Adam Kestenbaum. The team is headed by New York-based Bradd Williamson, whose recent highlights include a number of notable transactions on behalf of Leonard Green & Partners.

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