Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome John Heber to its Fort Lauderdale office as a partner in the Corporate and Tax Practices.
Heber has extensive experience advising on all aspects of executive compensation and employee benefits, including equity compensation, long-term incentive plans, and tax-qualified retirement plans.
“John is a great addition to our national Corporate and Tax Practices and brings us new depth and proficiency in executive and deferred compensation and incentive planning that can help our clients attract and keep the best executive talent,” said Fort Lauderdale Managing Partner Michael G. Platner.
Heber works with clients in a variety of industry sectors ranging from startups to Fortune 50 companies, advising on the tax, regulatory, and strategic issues related to executive compensation and employee benefits.
In addition to the design, implementation, and administration of domestic and international compensation and benefits programs, Heber regularly advises on executive and board of director pay levels, trends in compensation practices, and tax-efficient pay strategies.
“I am excited to join a firm with such an expansive national platform and with strong corporate and employment law practices that have excellent synergism with my practice and the needs of my clients,” Heber said.
Heber also brings with him experience in areas of business entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, fund formations, and joint ventures and regularly advises on the foreign and domestic tax and regulatory implications of stock plans in the context of various transactions.