David A. Gallai

David Gallai practices in the areas of employment counseling, executive compensation, and employee benefits. Mr. Gallai regularly advises management on a full range of employment issues, including compliance with anti-discrimination, employee-leave, and related statutes, reductions in force (including Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act and Age Discrimination in Employment Act issues), workplace policies and procedures, employee discipline and discharge, and wages and hours issues. He has also litigated employment discrimination claims.

Mr. Gallai also advises clients on a broad range of executive compensation and employee benefit matters, including ERISA and COBRA. Most recently, Mr. Gallai has gained a particular expertise advising management on the rules for non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements under Internal Revenue Code Section 409A. He frequently designs and drafts plan documents, amendments, trust agreements, and other documents relating to employee benefit plans.

Mr. Gallai has extensive experience negotiating, preparing, and reviewing agreements on behalf of both management and executives, including employment, severance, consulting, change-of-control, confidentiality, and non-compete and other restrictive covenant agreements.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Employment, 2) Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits and 3) Private Funds
Law School Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1999)
Admitted Year 2003
Education University of Pennsylvania (B.A.,1996)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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