Taft partner Matthew Secrist authored a LexisNexis Practical Guidance article on "Equity Incentive Compensation Plans for Start-Ups," which was published in September 2022. The article identifies and discusses the most common types of equity and equity-based incentive compensation awards issued to a start-up company's founders and key employees, among other individuals. To read the article, click here.
Secrist focuses his practice on employee benefits and executive compensation matters. He is experienced in a wide range of employee benefits matters, including tax qualified retirement plans, nonqualified deferred compensation plans and arrangements, welfare benefit plans, COBRA, HIPAA, and Affordable Care Act issues. His executive compensation experience includes employee fringe benefit plans, stock option plans, supplemental executive retirement plans (SERPs), employment agreements, severance plans, and various other forms of incentive compensation arrangements.