Austin Lilling featured in “Stroock grabs executive compensation leader Austin Lilling in New York”
Austin Lilling, a partner in Stroock’s Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and ERISA Group, was featured in a Global Banking & Finance Review article that discusses his arrival at the firm. To read the article, please click here.
Austin focuses his practice on issues relating to executive compensation arrangements and employee benefit plans. He 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. Austin 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.