Mark Burgreen is an associate in the Tax Department of the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins, where he specializes in executive compensation and employee benefits matters. Mr. Burgreen’s practice focuses on executive compensation, employee benefits and employment issues arising in initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs and other corporate transactions. He also prepares executive compensation disclosures for proxy statements and other securities filings. Mr. Burgreen has experience designing and implementing deferred compensation plans and equity-based and other incentive compensation plans. In addition, he regularly assists public and private companies with negotiating and drafting executive employment and severance agreements. He advises clients on securities, corporate law and tax issues relating to executive compensation, including issues arising under Sections 409A, 162(m) and 280G of the Internal Revenue Code.
Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Burgreen was an associate at a firm in Syracuse, New York, where his practice focused on ERISA compliance, tax-qualified retirement plans, and health and welfare arrangements. While in law school, Mr. Burgreen served as the Executive Managing Editor of the Columbia Journal of Law & Social Problems.