Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
In this highly technical area, our group is widely known for their inventive and practical approach to solving problems and resolving business issues. Our team provides advice in connection with high-profile, multi-billion dollar M&A transactions, public proxy statements, compensation arrangements and ERISA fiduciary matters for investment funds and plan fiduciaries.
As has been widely reported, Paul, Weiss client Current Media signed former MSNBC anchor Keith Olbermann to serve as the host of a one-hour primetime news program launching on Current TV this spring. The five-year deal also requires Mr. Olbermann to contribute articles and blogs to a website dedicated to the program, and to make promotional appearances on Current's behalf across all media.
The team representing Current Media included entertainment and intellectual property partner Charles H. Googe Jr. and counsel Carol M. Kaplan; corporate partner Robert B. Schumer; employee benefits partner Robert C. Fleder; and litigation partner Bruce Birenboim.February 8, 2011