A significant portion of our Tax team involves tax planning for corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, individuals, trusts and other business entities. We have a long history of successfully addressing issues that cover the entire scope of the Internal Revenue Code, including issuing tax opinions and related tax disclosure.
The Employee Benefits team handles a wide range of employee benefits matters, including:
- Qualified plans (defined contribution and defined benefit)
- Master and prototype plans
- Health and welfare plans
- Employee stock option plans
- Phantom stock plans
- Multi-employer plans
- Employee stock ownership plans
- Employment agreements
- Executive compensation arrangements
- Deferred compensation arrangements
Our lawyers also advise clients on special problems of employee benefits in certain transactions such as corporate reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions and securities transactions.
We are widely known for our significant experience in oil and gas taxation and tax issues relating to exploration and development. Additionally, we have been at the forefront of tax issues relating to production of energy from alternative, nonconventional sources.