Jesse T. Foley

Jesse T. Foley is a labor associate and a member of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group.

Jesse has a diverse practice advising multiemployer and single-employer clients on all aspects related to the legal compliance and tax qualification of ERISA-covered pension and welfare plans, including the treatment of such plans in corporate financings and transactions.

In his multiemployer practice, he represents a number of funds, counseling Boards of Trustees on issues such as healthcare compliance, cybersecurity, government investigations, benefit suspensions, special financial assistance, and withdrawal liability.

In addition, Jesse advises private, public, and not-for-profit employers on all aspects of their non-qualified executive compensation arrangements.  Jesse regularly provides technical and practical advice on the establishment, administration, and continued legal compliance of deferred compensation and supplemental employee retirement plans.  As part of his practice, Jesse routinely negotiates and drafts equity plans and awards, employment agreements, severance agreements, and other compensation arrangements.

Jesse earned his J.D. degree from the University of Southern California, where he was a Senior Editor of the Southern California Law Review.  Jesse also frequently contributes to Proskauer’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Blog.