Ian L. Levin

Ian L. Levin is a partner in the New York office, where his practice concentrates on executive compensation and employee benefits, with a focus on the employee benefit aspects of mergers and acquisitions and issues arising from the investment of pension plan assets. He represents both executives and companies with respect to the negotiation and drafting of executive employment agreements and advises as to the design and establishment of virtually all types of employee benefit arrangements ranging from cash incentive, equity, deferred compensation and change-in-control arrangements to broad-based retirement and welfare plans. He also advises clients on fiduciary and plan asset requirements of ERISA, including the structure and offering of various securities and securities products; the formation and ongoing compliance of private equity and hedge funds; the administration, management and investment of employee benefit plans; and compliance with ERISA’s various prohibited transaction rules and exemptions.

Ian has been recognized as a leading employment and employee benefits attorney by The Legal 500 United States and New York Super Lawyers. The Legal 500 United States noted that he “operates at a very high level across many areas, but brings a particularly unique set of skills to ERISA Title I matters in his representation of private investment funds.” He also serves as an Adjunct Professor at New York Law School.

Good to know

Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Employment & Employee Benefits and 2) Mergers & Acquisitions
Law School New York University School of Law (LL.M.,1994);Emory University School of Law (J.D.,1992)
Education Union College (B.A.,1989)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association,Connecticut State Bar Association,Georgia State Bar Association
Most recent firm Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/ianlevin
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