Robert L. Jensen

Associate

Philadelphia

(215) 988-2644 phone
(215) 988-2757 fax

 

Robert L. Jensen is an associate in the firm’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group. He joined the firm from Stevens & Lee where he was an employee benefits associate.

Rob assists clients regarding a variety of employee benefits and executive compensation matters, including tax-qualified retirement plans (such as Code Section 401(k) plans), health and welfare benefits, employment, separation, and change in control agreements, non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements, stock options and other equity-based incentive compensation arrangements.

In General. Rob earned his J.D., cum laude, from Seton Hall University School of Law. He received his B.S. in finance from Seton Hall University, Stillman School of Business.

Representative Matters

His experience includes: 

  • assisting employers with employee benefit and executive compensation issues in mergers and acquisitions, including post-closing benefit integration issues;
  • implementing nonqualified deferred compensation programs for executives, including program design and documentation and the preparation of “rabbi” trusts;
  • preparing executive compensation disclosures in annual proxy statements, including drafting of the Compensation Discussion & Analysis;
  • assisting public companies in obtaining favorable recommendations from proxy advisory firms for equity incentive plan proposals;
  • handling issues involving “golden parachutes” and issues involving the $1 million cap on deductible compensation paid by public companies to certain of their executives;
  • assisting public companies in conducting executive compensation risk assessments; and
  • advising universities, hospitals, and other tax-exempt organizations with compensation and benefit issues, including issues arising under Code Section 403(b) plans, Code Section 457(f) plans, and other deferred compensation arrangements.

Publications

10/16/2012
Client Alert
Deadline Approaching for Correcting Release Timing Failures Under Section 409A
10/09/2012
Plan Consultant Fall 2012
ERISA Fiduciary Duty and Other Legal Considerations in Cash Balance Plan Conversions
06/29/2012
Health Plans: What’s Next?
Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Reform: What’s Next for Plan Sponsors
03/23/2012
Bloomberg Law Reports—Labor & Employment
Group Health Plan Summary of Benefits and Coverage Final Rules Require Plan Sponsors’ and Administrators’ Attention and Action
3/1/2012
Health Plans: What’s Next? Drinker Biddle's Health Care Reform Update
The SBC Countdown Has Begun: Group Health Plan Summary of Benefits and Coverage Final Rules Issued
1/17/2012
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Alert
Changes and Clarifications to the Determination Letter Program

His experience includes: 

  • assisting employers with employee benefit and executive compensation issues in mergers and acquisitions, including post-closing benefit integration issues;
  • implementing nonqualified deferred compensation programs for executives, including program design and documentation and the preparation of “rabbi” trusts;
  • preparing executive compensation disclosures in annual proxy statements, including drafting of the Compensation Discussion & Analysis;
  • assisting public companies in obtaining favorable recommendations from proxy advisory firms for equity incentive plan proposals;
  • handling issues involving “golden parachutes” and issues involving the $1 million cap on deductible compensation paid by public companies to certain of their executives;
  • assisting public companies in conducting executive compensation risk assessments; and
  • advising universities, hospitals, and other tax-exempt organizations with compensation and benefit issues, including issues arising under Code Section 403(b) plans, Code Section 457(f) plans, and other deferred compensation arrangements.