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Edward Spacapan, Jr. is co-leader of the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group. His practice includes a broad range of employee benefits and executive compensation areas, including the following:
Represents Fortune 500, closely-held, and tax-exempt corporations with respect to employee benefits, including mergers and acquisitions; tax-qualified retirement plans; health and welfare benefit plan issues, including insurance arrangements, voluntary employee beneficiary associations, self-funding of health and other welfare benefits, and retiree medical design; fiduciary issues, including trusts; funding of employee benefit plans; and litigation matters involving employee benefit plans.
Represents public, private, and tax-exempt companies with respect to stock option plans, non-qualified deferred compensation plans, consulting arrangements, severance arrangements, and employment contracts, and related issues involving golden parachute tax issues, $1 million cap on deductible compensation, proxy disclosure, and insider trading. Represents executives in employment and severance negotiations, providing counseling with respect to benefits and securities law implications.
Mr. Spacapan was a member of the Northwestern University Law Review.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Date of Birth: 1954
Law School: Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1979
Undergraduate School: Vanderbilt University, B.S., 1976
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
ABA Section of Taxation
American Bar Association