Jason R. Ertel
- Partner | Executive Compensation and ERISA
Jason Ertel advises executives, companies, and investors on executive compensation, ERISA, and employee benefits matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, employment negotiations, and compensation plan structuring.
Clients value Jason’s pragmatic approach to tackling legal issues arising in connection with day-to-day operations as well as in connection with public and private company mergers, acquisitions, sales, spin-offs, IPOs, and other corporate transactions. Jason also advises on deferred compensation matters under Sections 409A and 457A of the Internal Revenue Code, the “golden parachute” rules under Section 280G of the Internal Revenue Code, and SEC disclosure requirements relating to executive compensation matters.
Jason represents public and private companies, private equity deal teams, corporate directors, management teams, and individual executives in the structuring, negotiation, and implementation of employment, severance, change in control, and deferred compensation, and equity-based incentive compensation arrangements.
Media mentions |Jason R. Ertel Featured in Law360 on Joining Fried Frank⟶
Client memorandum |IRS Finalizes Regulations under Section 162(m)⟶
Client memorandum |Fifth Circuit Decision Highlights Judicial Focus on Adequacy of Consideration and Choice of Law Provisions in Employee Non-Competes⟶