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Jeffrey Ross

Jeffrey Ross

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

New York, NY, USA


Jeffrey Ross is an Executive Compensation & ERISA partner, and chair of the department, resident in Fried Frank’s New York office. He joined the Firm in 2008 and became a partner in 2009.

Mr. Ross’s practice focuses on ERISA fiduciary matters, with particular emphasis on the application of ERISA’s fiduciary and prohibited transaction rules to the structuring, operation and administration of a wide range of private investment funds and investment management arrangements. He counsels extensively regarding ERISA’s “plan asset” regulation and routinely assists clients wishing to operate plan asset hedge funds in compliance with ERISA. More generally, Mr. Ross has experience with a broad variety of benefits and compensation matters and the numerous federal and state laws that govern the field. In this regard, he often assists in the negotiation of employment, non-competition and severance agreements as well as equity-based compensation arrangements. Clients also frequently call upon Mr. Ross to advise on the employee benefits and executive compensation matters arising in connection with mergers and acquisitions and related transactions. Mr. Ross is a frequent speaker on these and other ERISA and compensation matters.

Mr. Ross is consistently recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and Legal 500 as a leading individual in Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation. He is on the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association Tax Section as the Co-Chair of Employee Benefits. Mr. Ross is also a board member of The Jewish Community Project Downtown.

Mr. Ross received his JD from New York University School of Law in 2001, where he was an Associate Casebook Editor of the law school’s Moot Court Casebook. He received his BA, cum laude, with honors in Latin Literature, from Yale University in 1998. Mr. Ross is admitted to practice in New York
Jeffrey Ross is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Plan Assets Abroad - Foreign Transaction - ERISA Plans in the Financial Markets 2018, Tuesday, March 20, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Plan Assets Abroad - Foreign Transaction - Plan Assets Abroad - Foreign Transaction, Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Plan Assets Abroad - Foreign Transaction - Plan Assets Abroad - Foreign Transaction, Tuesday, March 20, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Plan Assets Abroad - Foreign Transaction - Plan Assets Abroad - Foreign Transaction, Tuesday, March 20, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs ERISA Plans in the Financial Markets 2018, Friday, March 23, 2018, New York, NY
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