$1 Million-Plus in Tax Liability Avoided
Secured several releases for employment and tax-related claims against a client. Inaccurate tax advice had led the company’s board of directors to issue options that did not comply with Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code. We were able to avoid tax liabilities for the client and option holders without triggering IRS action, and obtained release agreements from all option holders.
ACA Employer Shared Responsibility Penalties Avoided
Drafted client response to IRS for Affordable Care Act Employer Shared Responsibility (ESRP) penalties. Provided amended ESRP filings and supporting documentation to avoid over $25,000 in penalties.
Acquisition of Franchise Restaurants
Represented a private investment firm in its acquisition of franchise restaurant outlets across multiples states. Handled the acquisition agreement and other operative documents, due diligence, franchise documentation and licensing.
Summary Judgment in $850,000 Employment Contract Dispute
Obtained summary judgment in Missouri state court on behalf of an employer in the Health Care and Life Sciences field. A former employee had sought over $850,000 in alleged unpaid bonuses.