Guttenberg Joins Bracewell & Giuliani ERISA Practice

Jeleen Guttenberg joined the Bracewell & Giuliani LLP law firm, which specializes in employee benefits, ERISA and Executive Compensation matters.

Formerly with Skadden Arps, Guttenberg has experience with fiduciary responsibility provisions and prohibited transaction rules of ERISA. Her clients have included employers, managers of hedge funds and private equity funds, as well as major banks and financial institutions, issuers, and underwriters involved in investment management, financings, structured finance transactions and securitizations, the company said.

She also assists clients with the design and implementation of executive compensation programs including equity compensation, deferred compensation, and employment and severance arrangements, providing counsel on tax compliance (including new Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code), securities law compliance regarding proxy disclosure of executive compensation, as well as compliance with recently developing requirements including those associated with the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.