910 Louisiana Street
Houston, Texas 77002
Jim Raborn has practiced in the ERISA and employee benefits area for over 35 years. His practice encompasses a broad range of employee and benefit matters, including both business planning and ERISA litigation.
A principal focus of Mr. Raborn’s work is the planning and structuring of such business transactions as corporate acquisitions and divestitures and formation and operation of partnerships, including master limited partnerships (MLPs). He deals with restructuring and refinancing, as well as litigation, mediation and arbitration between private contestants and government agencies.
Mr. Raborn does extensive work on fiduciary matters, including representing independent fiduciaries and plan sponsors in ERISA litigation relating to their obligations to employee benefit plans. He regularly advises employers and plan fiduciaries regarding the design, establishment, operation and termination of leveraged and unleveraged employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs).
In the executive compensation area, Mr. Raborn helps clients establish and manage executive compensation plans and arrangements, as well as negotiate and draft employment and severance agreements with senior executives of publicly traded and privately held companies and MLPs, both domestic and global in scope.
Between college and law school, Mr. Raborn served in the United States Air Force, attaining the rank of captain.
|Areas of Practice||1) Derivatives Regulatory, 2) Compliance and Enforcement (CFTC), 3) Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, 4) Pension, 5) Benefits & ERISA Litigation and 6) Tax Practice|
|Law School||Louisiana State University Hebert Law Center, J.D.,1974|
|Education||Louisiana State University, B.A.,1968|
|Bar Member / Association||Texas State Bar Associations, Louisiana State Bar Associations|
|Most recent firm||Baker Botts LLP|
Paralegal / Nurse Paralegal
Houston (Inner-Loop) law firm seeking a part-time Paralegal / Nurse Paralegal for its litigation and appellate department. Job Duties: Draft case-related documents (i.e. – medical record su...
National Firm seeks Partners in Houston with AmLaw 200 Background (8+ yrs)
Culhane Meadows PLLC, one of the largest national non-traditional law firms in America, seeks experienced partner-level attorneys in the Houston area. We are actively recruiting new partners who are a...
Field Counsel The candidate represents company and its policyholders in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or pr...
|+ View more jobs|
A. Harrison Barnes is a well-known attorney throughout the United States. As a member of the Malibu community, Harrison is committed to serving the needs of Malibu residents and businesses in legal matters.
Barton W.S. Bassett is the leader of Morgan Lewis's Tax Practice. Mr. Bassett's practice focuses on international tax planning for both the outbound operations of U.S. multinationals and the inbound operations of foreign multinationals.