Gary Tashjian is an associate in the Tax Department, focusing on executive compensation and employee benefits law.
In the executive compensation and employee benefits area, Gary has experience with employment, change in control and separation agreements for executives; annual and long-term equity and cash incentive awards and plans; severance and deferred compensation arrangements; and compliance with Internal Revenue Code Sections 162(m), 280G and 409A. He also advises corporations, directors and officers in connection with SEC reporting obligations, including proxy statements, registration statements, Form 8-Ks and Section 16 filings.
In the mergers and acquisitions area, Gary advises buyers, sellers and executives on legal issues with respect to tax, employment and securities laws, as well as retention and corporate governance issues.
Prior to joining Proskauer, Gary was an associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP.