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Alicia C. McCarthy

Alicia C. McCarthy

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

New York, NY, USA


Alicia C. McCarthy is Counsel at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz in the Executive Compensation and Benefits Department.  She advises clients with respect to executive compensation and employee benefit matters involving mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, joint ventures, financings, litigation as well as plan compliance. She has extensive experience in ERISA fiduciary matters involving the formation and operation of funds.  Her recent representations include advising on exemptions from the Department of Labor and de-risking transactions.

Ms. McCarthy is a frequent speaker on ERISA topics for the Practicing Law Institute.  She recently co-authored the articles “Counting to 80,” Private Equity Manager (August 2013) and “New Ways to Manage Old Pension Liabilities,” Law 360 (June 17, 2013).  Ms. McCarthy is a member of the Committee of Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.  She is the recipient of the Pro Bono Publico Award (2010, 2011 and 2014) for her services to The Legal Aid Society.  She is also recognized in Best Lawyers of America (2012-2016) in Employee Benefits (ERISA) law and New York Super Lawyers (2013-2015).

Ms. McCarthy received her B.A. in 1981 from Georgetown University and her J.D. cum laude in 1984 from Brooklyn Law School, where she was a member of the Journal of International Law.

Alicia C. McCarthy is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment 83, 409A, 457A, 280G and Other Code(d) Letters—the Private Equity Experience - Cool Compensation Considerations for the Private Company: Pay, Performance and Perspectives, Monday, March 13, 2017
The Plan Perspective - ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2017, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
ERISA: The M&A Transactional Practice - ERISA 2017: The Evolving World, Wednesday, August 02, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio 83, 409A, 457A, 280G and Other Code(d) Letters—the Private Equity Experience - 83, 409A, 457A, 280G and Other Code(d) Letters—the Private Equity Experience, Monday, March 13, 2017
The Plan Perspective - The Plan Perspective, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
ERISA: The M&A Transactional Practice - ERISA: The M&A Transactional Practice, Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts 83, 409A, 457A, 280G and Other Code(d) Letters—the Private Equity Experience - 83, 409A, 457A, 280G and Other Code(d) Letters—the Private Equity Experience, Monday, March 13, 2017
The Plan Perspective - The Plan Perspective, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
ERISA: The M&A Transactional Practice - ERISA: The M&A Transactional Practice, Wednesday, August 02, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg 83, 409A, 457A, 280G and Other Code(d) Letters—the Private Equity Experience - 83, 409A, 457A, 280G and Other Code(d) Letters—the Private Equity Experience, Monday, March 13, 2017
The Plan Perspective - The Plan Perspective, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
ERISA: The M&A Transactional Practice - ERISA: The M&A Transactional Practice, Wednesday, August 02, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Private Equity Compensation Lifecycle (PowerPoint slides) - Cool Compensation Considerations for the Private Company: Pay, Performance and Perspectives, Wednesday, March 15, 2017
ERISA Investor Checklist for Investment in a Hedge Fund (January 10, 2017) - ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2017, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Cool Compensation Considerations for the Private Company: Pay, Performance and Perspectives, Thursday, March 16, 2017, New York, NY
ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2017, Friday, March 24, 2017, New York, NY
ERISA 2017: The Evolving World, Tuesday, August 08, 2017, New York, NY
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Cool Compensation Considerations for the Private Company 2018: Pay, Performance and Perspectives, Monday, March 12, 2018, New York, NY
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Cool Compensation Considerations for the Private Company 2018: Pay, Performance and Perspectives, Monday, March 12, 2018, New York, NY
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018 , Monday, March 19, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Cool Compensation Considerations for the Private Company 2018: Pay, Performance and Perspectives, Monday, March 12, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Cool Compensation Considerations for the Private Company 2018: Pay, Performance and Perspectives, Monday, March 12, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Cool Compensation Considerations for the Private Company 2018: Pay, Performance and Perspectives, Monday, March 12, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
Cool Compensation Considerations for the Private Company 2018: Pay, Performance and Perspectives, Monday, March 12, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Cool Compensation Considerations for the Private Company 2018: Pay, Performance and Perspectives, Monday, March 12, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Cool Compensation Considerations for the Private Company 2018: Pay, Performance and Perspectives, Monday, March 12, 2018, Atlanta, GA
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, Cleveland, OH
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, Boston, MA
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, Atlanta, GA
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
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