Ms. Leanne Reagan

LR

Biography

Leanne Reagan focuses her practice on executive compensation and employee benefits. She advises public and private companies on the design and implementation of qualified and non-qualified retirement and deferred compensation plans, welfare plans, and other employee benefit programs. A significant portion of her practice involves advising clients on all executive compensation, golden parachute and benefit plan considerations arising in the context of mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate events.

Leanne regularly counsels clients on tax laws (including laws governing deferred compensation, golden parachute arrangements and deduction limitation rules). She also advises companies and individual senior executives on the adoption, revision, and negotiation of executive employment, change in control agreements and severance arrangements. Leanne also helps clients maintain compliance with the federal laws and regulations associated with these plans, including ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, federal health care reform, COBRA, and HIPAA.

Leanne represents public, private and tax-exempt companies as well as executives and boards of directors across many industries, including private equity, hospitality, higher education, real estate, banking, aviation and electronics.

Concentrations

•409A compliance
•Executive employment agreements
•Equity arrangements
•Change-in-control agreements
•Severance agreements

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Recognized, Daily Business Review, Professional Excellence Awards: “Young Lawyer on the Rise,” 2017
•Recognized, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, “40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida,” 2017

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Tax
  • Benefits & Compensation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
352-397-9599  Phone
www.gtlaw.com
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.A., cum laude, 2005
Law School Attended:
New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 2012; Duke University School of Law, J.D., 2008; Valedictorian of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Year of First Admission:
2009
Admission:
Florida; New York
Memberships:

Professional & Community Involvement

•Duke South Florida Alumni Association, 2016-Present
•Co-Chair, Board of Directors, 2017-Present
•Co-President, Duke Law Committee, 2016-2017
•Board Member, 2016-Present
•TEDx Organizer, 2016
•Member and Co-Host, Women's Fund of Miami-Dade County's Annual Raise the Bar Event, Planning Committee, 2013-2018
•Duke Bar Association, 2008
•Executive Board Member, 2008
•Community Service Chair, 2008
•WINLab, Member of Expert Circle, 2016-2018
•American Bar Association, Member

Reported Cases:
Experience: Representative Matters: Representation of private equity companies in all benefit-related aspects of mergers, acquisitions or divestiture transactions, including due diligence, negotiating the purchase agreement, transfer of plan assets, review of partial termination issues, termination of plans and implementation of new benefit plans and executive compensation arrangements.; Representation of public and privately held entities in the design and maintenance of qualified retirement programs, non-qualified plans and welfare plans.; Representation of public companies in the design and implementation of executive compensation programs.; Representation of public and private entities in the preparation of equity and phantom equity arrangements.; Representation of public company in golden parachute planning and design of employment/severance arrangements.; Representation of plans in regulatory audits and utilization of voluntary regulatory compliance resolution programs.; Representation of plan sponsors and fiduciaries in connection with regulatory proceedings.; Representation and consultation with public and private companies regarding fiduciary and other issues concerning investments in employer securities in qualified plans.; Representation of company in ERISA litigation.; The above representations were handled by Ms. Reagan prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
ISLN:
922735622
Payment Information:
  • Accepts American Express

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