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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94111-5998
United States

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United States > Labor and employment > Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design

Notable recent mandates for the team at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP include drafting defined benefit and 401(k) plan amendments for Estée Lauder and preparing amendments to long-standing client Incyte’s employee stock incentive plan and executive compensation agreements; New York-based Peter Hunt led on both matters. Having joined the San Francisco office from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in 2018, Jonathan Ocker regularly advises public companies, boards of directors and high-profile executives on compensation and corporate governance issues. In one matter, Ocker advised VICE Media on a newly instated CEO’s preparation agreement. The team also provides ongoing employee benefit and executive compensation advice to Clearwater Paper, Bank of the West and Hewlett Packard. San Francisco-based Christine Richardson is another key contact, and Cindy Schlaefer was made practice head in 2018 following Susan Serota’s retirement.

United States > Labor and employment > Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP saw a number of additions to the team in 2018 including Jonathan Ocker from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and counsel Jeremy Erickson, who had previously been an in-house attorney at Apple. In a standout matter, New York-based Peter Hunt advised Headwaters Inc on the 280G consequences of its $2.6bn merger into Boral. Hunt also assisted Holtec International with the employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of its acquisition of the Oyseter Creek nuclear facility from Exelon Generation Company. AT&T, BNP Paribas, Hewlett Packard and Chevron are also among the team’s clients. Other names to note include Christine Richardson and Cindy Schlaefer, the latter of whom became practice head following Susan Serota’s retirement in 2018. Named attorneys are based in San Francisco unless stated otherwise.