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MidLevel Employee BenefitsExecutive Compensation Associate Labor Employment

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

May 16,2018

Posted on

May 14,2018
Practice Area
ERISA/Executive Compensation >> ERISA/Executive Compensation
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Mid-Level Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation Associate Labor & Employment Candidate will be addressing the complex needs of companies and funds relating to acquisitions and divestitures, advising and negotiating on the design and implementation of equity and equity based compensation programs, and counseling clients on all areas of ERISA and executive compensation programs (including employment agreements, non-competition agreements and related documents).

Qualification and Experience

Candidate must have experience in the employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of mergers and acquisitions (including experience under Code Sections 409A and 280G and with equity compensation programs), some experience in counseling clients on qualified retirement plans and, ideally, welfare benefit plans, and an overall understanding and grasp of ERISA (including some Title I counseling). Experience with employment and labor counseling or the employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions is a plus. 2+ years of work experience with a law firm is preferred. Must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice law in the jurisdiction in which they are applying to work.

Additional info

Job Number: 1124

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Three First National Plaza
70 West Madison Street, Suite 4200
Chicago, IL 60606

Review:

"Typical Big Law"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Allow employees to work from home or other flexible scheduling options. Work on communication between the partners and associates. Mentoring needs to be encouraged.

Pros : Big Law firm provides good general litigation experience. Good benefits including childcare. Collegial atmosphere. Everyone here is a solid professional.
Cons : Stress. Long hours. Poor work/life balance. They think the work is more important than it actually is. It can be difficult to move up in the firm.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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