Corey Slagle advises clients in all aspects of employee benefits law, with particular experience in executive compensation matters and benefits issues in corporate transactions.
Mr. Slagle regularly counsels clients on matters relating to executive and equity compensation. He assists in designing, drafting, and implementing employment agreements, severance agreements, deferred compensation, equity compensation, and change of control agreements for public and private companies. Mr. Slagle also regularly consults clients regarding Code Section 457(f) issues that arise for executives at tax exempt organizations. Mr. Slagle has experience counseling clients with respect to optimizing executive compensation arrangements within the constraints of Code Sections 409A, 162(m), and 280G.
Mr. Slagle serves as benefits counsel on corporate transactions. In transactional matters, Mr. Slagle regularly drafts and negotiates representations and covenants, resolves outstanding qualified plan issues, addresses transitional welfare plan issues, performs benefits due diligence, and addresses Code Section 409A, 280G, and 162(m) issues as they arise.
Mr. Slagle also regularly assists clients with issues related to the design and administration of qualified retirement plans, 457(b) plans, and 403(b) plans. Mr. Slagle’s qualified plan experience includes resolving issues related to qualified plan errors, plan investments, prohibited transactions, and general fiduciary issues.
Bar and Court Admissions
Washington University, LL.M., 2005
University of Iowa, J.D., with distinction, 2004
Grinnell College, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 2001