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Dechert LLP

1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK, NY 10036-6797, USA
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Stephen W Skonieczny

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Dechert LLP

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Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

Career

Stephen W. Skonieczny advises corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, individuals, compensation committees, and boards of directors on nonqualified and qualified compensation matters, with particular focus on executive compensation matters and related tax, accounting, and securities law consequences.

Education

St. John’s University, B.S., 1981, Magna cum laude; New York Law School, J.D., 1985, Magna cum laude, research editor and a member of the Law Review; New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1988


United States: Labor and employment

Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

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

The team at Dechert LLP was recently strengthened by the addition of fiduciary compliance and prohibited transaction expert Steven Rabitz, who joined the New York office from Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP. Rabitz and executive compensation expert Andrew Oringer acts for a number of global financial services firms in fund structuring mandates and related issues requiring compliance with ERISA fiduciary standards. Co-head David Jones sits in the Philadelphia office alongside Eric Rubin, and advises public and private corporations, private equity investors and hedge funds on 280A and 409A tax compliance issues in the context of M&A. Standout transactions include acting for Actua Corporation in its $549m aggregate subsidiary sale, and advising Differential Brands Group on the $1.4bn majority acquisition of Hong Kong-listed licensing business Global Brands Group Holding. New York-based Stephen W Skonieczny is another name to note. Additional clients include Court Square Capital Partners, Credit Suisse Securities, FMC Corporation and Cerberus Capital Management.

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