Executive Compensation and Relocation

Executive negotiations have never been more complex, often requiring expert legal counsel. Therefore, it is vital that you have qualified legal counsel on your side.

Clingen Callow & McLean, LLC uses our extensive business experience to create and negotiate the deal that is optimal for each client. Our attorneys have developed unique skills and experience in analyzing, negotiating, and documenting senior executive employment arrangements. Specifically, we can help you with:

  • CEO and other senior executive peer compensation analysis,
  • Employment contracts and severance arrangements,
  • Change-in-control agreements and other officer and employee protection programs,
  • Employee retention programs,
  • Employee relocation,
  • Cash incentive plans,
  • Equity-based incentive plans:
    • Stock options,
    • Stock purchase,
    • Restricted stock,
    • Stock appreciation rights,
    • Performance units,
    • Phantom stock and other equity-based interests,
  • Deferred compensation arrangements,
  • Supplemental executive retirement plans (SERPs),
  • Indemnification arrangements,
  • Design and administration of health, welfare and other fringe benefit plans,
  • ESOPs (employee stock ownership plans),
  • Establishing, maintaining and terminating 401(k) and other employee pension plans

Maintaining strong and frequent communications with each of our clients is critical to a successful negotiation process. We will keep you apprised of the status of the negotiations and communicate frequently throughout the entire process. We work hard to structure the right deal in a timely manner. We work in a cooperative approach with your employer to negotiate a deal where both you and they emerge satisfied and ready to get started.