Roberta Granadier’s practice focuses on employee benefits and executive compensation.
She works with private, public and governmental employers on their qualified
and non-qualified retirement plans, executive and incentive compensation
programs, ESOPs and insured and self-insured health plans. Ms. Granadier has
extensive experience with benefits issues in corporate transactions, including
change of control parachute excise taxes, plan terminations and spin-offs and
transition of benefit programs. Her practice includes retirement and
compensation planning and helping clients of all sizes address operational and
strategic issues. Ms. Granadier has assisted companies and their owners in
structuring and implementing a sale of company stock to an ESOP and electing
tax deferred recognition of gain under IRC Section 1042. She advises
compensation committees, ERISA fiduciaries, in-house counsel and human resource
executives on fiduciary best-practices, compliance initiatives and plan design.