- Business Law
- Fund Formation
- Securities Offerings and Public Company Counseling
- Private Equity
- Benefits & Compensation
- Labor & Employment
- Start-up Companies
- Tax-Exempt Organizations
- Banking & Financial Institutions
- Educational Institutions
- Life Sciences
- Media & Telecommunications
|University ||Tufts University, B.A., 1988|
|Law School||The Catholic University of America, J.D., 1993; New York University, LL.M., Tax, 1994|
|Admitted||1994, Massachusetts; 1995, Illinois; 1998, New York|
|Born||Boston, Massachusetts, September 7, 1966|
Mr. Ferrucci has extensive experience counseling in matters of executive compensation and ERISA related corporate matters. He represents public and private equity and management-side clients in negotiation of compensation packages including but not limited to providing counsel on market conditions, developing strategic objectives, and advising on the advantages and disadvantages of different investment structures in relation to founders' stock, options, and profits interests. Mr. Ferrucci advises funds, companies, boards and management teams in employee benefits and compensation matters involving retention, incentive and equity plans and negotiates employment, change in control, and non-compete agreements, all in accordance with relevant statutes and regulations, including Internal Revenue Code Sections 409A, 280G, 162(m), and 83.
Mr. Ferrucci also counsels clients as well as other attorneys in connection with ERISA matters and related tax, securities law, corporate governance, and accounting issues in corporate mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies and reorganizations, and ordinary course operations.
•Negotiated employment agreements for chief executive and senior level officers of numerous large-cap public companies and private portfolio companies.
•Participated in obtaining several IRS private letter rulings including with respect to master and group trusts.
•Assisted special trustee in termination of qualified retirement plans.
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First Circuit Holds That Private Equity Fund is a Trade or Business Subject to Potential ERISA Control Group Liabilities; Broader Tax Consequences Possible
Lori A. Basilico,Benjamin Ferrucci,Karl P. Fryzel,Scott J. Pinarchick, July 31, 2013
Last week, reversing a decision of a federal district court in Massachusetts, the First Circuit held, in Sun Capital Partners III, LP et al. v New England Teamsters & Trucking Industry Pension Fund et al., that a private equity fund qualified as a “trade or business” and may be...
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