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Stephen M. Francis

Employment and labor Attorney at New York, NY

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  • State Years
    Louisiana - LA 9 years
    New York - NY 18 years
  • Licensed for 9 years
    State LA
    Acquired 2014
    Status
    Eligible to Practice Law No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2005
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Employee benefits
    30%
    Provide regular legal advice on employee benefits and related tax and ERISA issues, in connection with unionized and non-unionized personnel. Provide primary advice (design, drafting and implementation) in the areas of qualified 401(k) savings plans, non-qualified pension ("top-hat") plans, and related advice in the context of strategic corporate mergers and acquisitions, spinoffs, asset sales and purchases and plant closings.

    22 years

  2. Employment and labor
    30%
    Provide regular legal advice on executive compensation and related tax issues, in connection with unionized and non-unionized personnel. Provide primary advice (design, drafting and implementation) in the areas of equity incentive compensation, short and long-term incentive compensation, retention and severance arrangements and related SEC filings, and related advice in the context of strategic corporate mergers and acquisitions, spinoffs, asset sales and purchases and plant closings.

    22 years

  3. Tax
    30%
    Provide regular advice regarding tax compliance relating to Internal Revenue Code Sections 83, 162(m), 280G, 401(k), 409A, 421-424 and COBRA.

    22 years

  4. Business
    10%
    Provide regular legal advice to the company on employment, benefits, executive compensation and related tax issues, in connection with unionized and non-unionized personnel, strategic planning initiatives and corporate transactions, and securities law compliance.

    22 years

Location

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
51 West 52nd Street
New York, NY, 10019
Entergy Services, Inc.
639 Loyola Ave
Mail Unit L Ent 22 B
New Orleans, LA, 70113-3125
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AVVO RATING 7.5 (Very Good)

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2002
  • State University of New York, Stony Brook
  • MA - Masters
  • 1997
  • Bowdoin College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1994

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New York Employment and labor Lawyer Stephen M. Francis
Stephen M. Francis
Employment and labor Attorney
New York, NY
Licensed for 18 years