AREA OF PRACTICE

Corporate

Biography

Stephanie Bollheimer is an associate in Brown Rudnick's Tax Group. Stephanie's practice focuses on a broad range of employee benefits, ERISA, and executive compensation matters, including advising on issues arising in corporate transactions, structuring management equity arrangements, negotiating employment agreements, and deferred compensation and other incentive programs. Stephanie also represents clients with regard to their qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, including on matters of plan administration, compliance, and correction. Stephanie's clients include corporations, non-profit organizations, key executives and investment and administrative committees for retirement plans.

Representation

Design and compliance issues relating to qualified retirement plans, including controlled group and EPCRS issues

409A planning and compliance for nonqualified deferred compensation plans and employment, severance and change in control agreements

ERISA prohibited transaction avoidance and correction, including Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program applications

Equity compensation design and compliance, including stock options, restricted stock, restricted stock units, stock appreciation rights, phantom stock and LLC- and partnership-based equity compensation arrangements

Structuring and negotiation of executive compensation and benefits packages on behalf of both companies and executives (with special expertise in 409A, 162(m) and 280G issues)

Employee benefits issues and planning opportunities arising in connection with corporate transactions and bankruptcy proceedings

Negotiations with governmental agencies, including the IRS and DOL

Education

New York University School of Law – LL.M., 2015
Washington and Lee University School of Law – J.D., 2014
Washington and Lee University – B.S., magna cum laude, 2009

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
US District Court, District of New Jersey
New York