G. William Tysse

Will focuses his practice on employee benefits and executive compensation. He has extensive experience advising public, private and nonprofit clients on all aspects of non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements, including excess and supplemental retirement plans, cash and equity incentive plans, and employment and severance agreements.

He is particularly experienced with Section 409A requirements, and regularly advises clients in other areas of executive compensation law, including Section 162(m), Section 280G, the SEC’s executive compensation proxy disclosure rules and the executive compensation aspects of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

He also advises clients on the tax and securities law aspects of stock option plans, including incentive stock options and employee stock purchase plans. He has experience advising clients on the tax and ERISA-related aspects of qualified retirement plans, including 401(k) plans and employee stock ownership plans, health and welfare plans and other fringe benefits.

Will is a regular contributor to the “Just Compensation” blog (www.justcompblog.com) and is a co-author of a BNA portfolio on compensation committees.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Employee Benefits, 2) Executive Compensation, 3) Qualified Retirement Plans, 4) Health and Welfare Benefits, 5) Corporate, 6) Securities Compliance, 7) Mergers and Acquisitions and 8) Master Limited Partnerships
Law School University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2004
Admitted Year 1991
Education University of Virginia, B.A., 2000
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association
Most recent firm McGuireWoods LLP
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