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McDermott Will & Emery LLP

340 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10173-1922, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 547 5400
Fax:
Fax +1 212 547 5444
Web:
www.mwe.com

Steven Eckhaus

Tel:
Work +1 212 547 5691
Email:
Web:
www.mwe.com
McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Work Department

Benefits, Compensation & Employment

Position

Partner

Career

Partner Steven (Steve) G. Eckhaus, head of McDermott’s New York Employee Benefits, Compensation, Labor and Employment Group, concentrates his practice in executive compensation, employment law and related litigation. Steve has earned a national reputation for representing decision makers in financial services, health care, technology, media, real estate, education and sports, for whom he has negotiated more than $6 billion in pay. Equally adept in the courtroom as around the negotiating table, Steve has successfully litigated matters involving trade secrets, confidentiality and inventions agreements, restrictive covenants, fiduciary duties, contracts, Title VII, ERISA, securities, RICO, trusts and estates and criminal allegations.

Please view McDermott's website for full biography.
https://www.mwe.com/en/team/e/eckhaus-steven-g


United States: Labor and employment

Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design

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

At McDermott Will & Emery LLP, ‘there is always someone available who knows the area well and can respond in a timely fashion and without need for a lot of research’. The employee benefits lawyers are ‘very thorough, thoughtful and look for cost-saving alternatives’ and operate under the leadership of Todd Solomon in Chicago. In recent highlights, Boston-based Andrew Liazos obtained a prohibited transaction exemption from the DOL on behalf of a well-known insurer and secured a closing agreement from the IRS allowing a large 401(k) plan to maintain its tax-qualified status. Steven Eckhaus is a key name to note in New York, while Judith Wethall and Finn Pressly recently joined the Chicago office from Littler Mendelson, P.C..

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