Stephen W. Skonieczny advises corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, individuals, compensation committees, and boards of directors on nonqualified and qualified compensation matters, with particular focus on executive compensation matters and related tax, accounting, and securities law consequences. His experience includes designing, negotiating, drafting, and advising on complex "change-in-control" agreements, employment, and separation agreements, and equity-based and other incentive compensation and deferral arrangements.
Mr. Skonieczny was recognized as a leading lawyer in the area of executive compensation in 2010 by The Legal 500 (U.S.).
St. John's University, B.S., 1981, Magna cum laude
New York Law School, J.D., 1985, Magna cum laude, research editor and a member of the Law Review
New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1988
Chairman, Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Committee of the American Bar Association's Real Property and Probate Law Section (2003-2009)