Adam Stella

Adam Stella joined Ropes & Gray in 2008 and is an associate in the firm’s Employee Benefits Practice Group. Adam’s practice focuses on benefits aspects of mergers and acquisitions, executive compensation matters and Title I of ERISA.

Adam advises buyers and sellers on the benefits and executive compensation aspects of mergers and acquisitions and similar transactions. His experience spans a wide range of industries, includes public and private companies, and involves both large and small companies.

Adam works with public and private companies on executive compensation issues, including, among other things, drafting executive employment agreements, stock option and other equity incentive plans and awards, cash incentive bonus arrangements, retention agreements and separation agreements. Adam also works with reporting companies to meet securities law disclosure requirements related to executive compensation.

Adam’s specialties also include ERISA aspects of private investment fund formation and investment. He has experience advising managers and investors regarding, among other things, the plan asset regulations, fiduciary duties, prohibited transactions and exemptions and fee disclosure rules.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Tax, 2) Sports, 3) Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits, 4) Executive Compensation, 5) Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits in Transactions, 6) Traditional Retirement Plans, 7) Traditional Health & Welfare Plans and 8) Benefits Consulting Group
Law School New York University School of Law (J.D. 2008)
Education Brown University (B.A., Political Science,2005)
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of New York
Most recent firm Ropes & Gray LLP
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