• Tax, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

    Manatt’s Tax, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation group counsels corporations, partnerships and individuals on a broad range of federal, state, local and international tax matters. They have considerable experience providing long-range business tax planning and analyzing the tax aspects of corporate transactions, from mergers and acquisitions to public offerings, real estate matters to ESOPs, syndications to joint ventures. They also represent clients in audits, tax dispute litigation and collection matters before agencies and courts. The practice includes participation in tax legislative projects, proposed regulations and private ruling requests. Attorneys in the practice also have extensive experience in the formation and operation of tax-exempt entities.

    Manatt’s tax professionals assist companies and Taft-Hartley boards of trustees in implementing a variety of compensation programs, including 401(k), defined benefit pension, ESOP, nonqualified deferred compensation, medical reimbursement, severance pay, medical, and other pension and welfare benefit plans. We advise clients in matters relating to stock options and other equity-based executive compensation.

    Attorneys & Professionals

    Cerruti, Veronica K. San Francisco 415.291.7426
    Christensen, Megan Washington, D.C. 202.585.6594
    Dodd, Jill S. San Francisco 415.291.7421
    Duran, Robert Los Angeles 310.312.4274
    Fitzgerald, Donald J. San Francisco 415.291.7420
    Herbst, David W. Palo Alto 650.812.1320
    Johnson, Scott B. San Francisco 415.291.7428
    Kassoy, Arnold D. Los Angeles 310.312.4314
    Kim, Jean Los Angeles 310.312.4198
    Levitt, Alvin T. San Francisco 415.291.7422
    Mannisto, Jeffrey A. Los Angeles 310.312.4212
    Marshall, Ellen R. Orange County 714.371.2508
    Meaders, Donald W. Los Angeles 310.312.4345
    Nguyen, Jeff C. San Francisco 415.291.7423
    Portnoff, Matthew A. Los Angeles 310.312.4256
    Redsar, Vivian U. San Francisco 415.291.7433
    Rochman, Harvey L. Los Angeles 310.312.4104
    Rose, Jordan P. San Francisco 415.291.7429
    Trucios, Charles F. Los Angeles 310.231.5556
    Wolfe, Sheldon H. San Francisco 415.291.7432

    Tax, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

    Representative Clients

    • Account Control Technology
    • Citizens Business Bank
    • Cydcor LLC
    • Dignity Health
    • Heritage Oaks Bank
    • Macerich
    • Psyop Media Co.
    • RCHN Community Health Foundation
    • Southwest Carpenters Pension Trust
    • Stamps.com
    • State Compensation Insurance Fund
    • Superior Industries International
  • Awards & Rankings

    logo/img/@altRanked Nationally for Tax Law 2013-2016

    logo/img/@altRanked in Tier 1 in Los Angeles for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 2014-2016