Bruce E. Simonetti helps clients negotiate the employee benefits aspects of major corporate transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, spinoffs and initial public offerings. He has negotiated executive compensation arrangements, including employment and severance agreements and equity-based compensation plans.Bruce has advised various financial institutions with respect to marketing investment products to employee benefit plan investors. He has also advised clients regarding the application of ERISA’s prohibited transaction and fiduciary responsibility rules.
Concentrates his practice in the areas of executive compensation and employee benefits law, including the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), federal taxation and securities law.
LL.M., New York University School of Law, 1995
J.D., American University, Washington College of Law, summa cum laude, 1994