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August 24, 2018


Austin Lilling, a partner in Stroock’s Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and ERISA Group, was quoted in a Law360 article that discusses Tuesday’s Internal Revenue Service guidance on how to interpret CEO pay rules, which came at a tumultuous time for the executive compensation practice area. To read the article, please click here.
Austin S. Lilling focuses his practice on issues relating to executive compensation arrangements and employee benefit plans. Austin regularly provides comprehensive counsel to senior executives, management teams and employers on the design, negotiation, implementation and administration of employment agreements, severance agreements, change in control arrangements, corporate and partnership equity and phantom equity compensation arrangements, qualified and nonqualified deferred compensation plans, welfare plans, retention, incentive and other compensation and benefits arrangements. He has substantial knowledge of ERISA and tax issues relating to benefits and compensation arrangements, including under Internal Revenue Code Sections 409A, 457A, 162(m), 280G and 83, and strives in his practice to maximize tax efficiency for, while avoiding the potential for punitive tax consequences to, his clients.