Bruce E. Simonetti is engaged in the practice of executive compensation and employee benefits law, including ERISA, federal taxation and securities law.

Practice & Background

Mr. Simonetti has experience negotiating employee benefits aspects of major corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, spinoffs and initial public offerings. In addition, he has negotiated executive compensation arrangements, including employment and severance agreements and equity-based compensation plans. Mr. Simonetti has advised various financial institutions with respect to marketing investment products to employee benefit plan investors. He has also advised clients regarding the application of ERISA’s prohibited transaction and fiduciary responsibility rules.

Mr. Simonetti received his B.A. magna cum laude in 1991 from Boston College and his J.D. summa cum laude in 1994 from American University, where he was a member of the American University Law Review. He received his LL.M. in taxation in 1995 from New York University, where he was a graduate student editor of the Tax Law Review.