Colleen Hart is a partner in the Tax Department and a member of the Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation & ERISA Litigation Practice Center. Colleen’s practice focuses on the tax planning, securities law and corporate governance aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation matters. She advises companies, executives and boards on deferred compensation, golden parachute and deduction limitation rules, and securities reporting, registration and disclosure requirements.
Colleen also counsels clients on benefits and compensation issues arising in mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, bankruptcies and finance transactions. Matters she handles include the revision and negotiation of employment and change-in-control agreements, the design and implementation of deferred compensation, equity and incentive compensation plans.
She is a contributing author of The 409A Handbook (BNA 2010) and the Collier Guide to Chapter 11 (LexisNexis 2013) and lectures frequently on executive compensation matters. Prior to joining Proskauer, Colleen was a partner at Jones Day in New York.