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McGuireWoods LLP
2001 K STREET N.W.
WASHINGTON, DC 20006-1040
United States


G. William Tysse is co-chair of McGuireWoods’ employee benefits and executive compensation group. He has extensive experience advising public, private and nonprofit clients on all aspects of nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements, including excess and supplemental retirement plans, cash and equity incentive plans, and employment and severance agreements.

William is particularly experienced with Section 409A requirements and regularly advises clients in other areas of executive compensation law. He advises clients on the tax and securities law aspects of stock option plans, including incentive stock options and employee stock purchase plans. He has experience with the tax and ERISA-related aspects of qualified retirement plans, including 401(k) plans and employee stock ownership plans, health and welfare plans and other fringe benefits.

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

McGuireWoods LLP is well-versed in an array of employee benefits and executive compensation matters, and counts banks, insurance companies, multinational automotive corporations, healthcare entities and educational institutions among its key roster of clients. In the firm’s Washington DC office, William Tysse co-chairs the practice alongside Charlotte-based Taylor French, whose experience extends to equity compensation plans, non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements, and all aspects of tax-qualified retirement plans, as well as compliance issues relating to health and welfare benefit plans. Also in Charlotte, associate Allison Tanner advises on ERISA compliance matters.