He leads the Firm’s Compensation Practice Group. Before entering private practice, Tony served as a judicial clerk to the Hon. Richard F. Suhrheinrich of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Corporate Representation: Advises private and publicly-traded clients and their boards of directors on compensation and benefits matters, including:
Transactions: Advises clients on compensation and benefit issues associated with corporate transactions, including:
Section 409A: Helps clients comply with all aspects of Section 409A and its application to traditional non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements, equity plans, employment and severance arrangements, bonus arrangements and reimbursement arrangements
ESOPs: Designs and implements a business owner's sale of stock to an employee stock ownership plan for the purpose of triggering an exit strategy, deferring capital gains taxes and implementing succession strategies
Executive Representation: Represents numerous executives in complex negotiations of their hiring or termination of employment