Lieberman was formerly a partner with Clifford Chance U.S. LLP in its New York office. His expertise includes advising clients regarding a broad range of employee benefit-related matters, such as the drafting and negotiation of employment, change-of-control, and severance arrangements; the design and operation of compensation and benefit arrangements, including incentive compensation, bonus, stock option, restricted stock, and other equity-based arrangements; and issues under IRS Code Section 280G, 162(m), 409A, and 457A. He also advises on ERISA issues for mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions and compliance with Title I fiduciary requirements for investment advisers, plan sponsors, plan administrators, hedge and private equity fund sponsors, and other fiduciaries and service providers.
“Jeff brings exceptional skills and experience to our robust employee benefits practice,” said Joan Disler, a member of the firm and chair of its National Employee Benefits Steering Committee. “We welcome his expertise related to fiduciary issues, corporate transactions, and executive compensation.”