Seyfarth has announced that it has added a veteran employee benefits and executive compensation lawyer to its San Francisco office. Marc Fosse, who headed Trucker Huss' Executive Compensation practice, joins as a partner in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department. Fosse will co-chair the Executive & Equity Compensation practice at Seyfarth.
Fosse concentrates his practice on tax, securities, corporate and accounting issues associated with executive and equity compensation arrangements. He advises in the design, implementation, and operation of domestic and international executive nonqualified and supplemental deferred compensation plans, as well as equity-based and other long-term incentive compensation arrangements. His client base includes publicly traded, private, non-profit and government organizations.
"Executive compensation is a complex and an increasingly critical matter for clients of all sizes in all sectors that requires a high level of legal understanding and pragmatic considerations," said Diane Dygert, chair of Seyfarth's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department. "Both Seyfarth and our clients will benefit greatly from Marc Fosse's leadership skills as well as his ability find practical solutions for clients on matters relating to all elements involved in employee benefits."
Fosse collaborates with clients to draft and negotiate executive employment, retention, change in control and severance agreements and programs. He commonly advises clients on how to handle employee benefit matters in corporate mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, initial public offerings, and other corporate transactions.
He frequently appears in legal trade publications as a quoted source. Fosse regularly presents to professional audiences and publishes on issues related to employee benefits. Fosse earned a J.D. from University of Wyoming, College of Law, a Taxation LL.M an with Employee Benefits Certificate from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. from Brigham Young University.