Shane M. Tucker

Partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP

Shane M. Tucker

Shane M. Tucker

Partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP

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Shane’s practice area involves a variety of executive compensation and employee benefits matters. A significant portion of his practice involves the design and implementation of equity-based compensation arrangements, severance and retention arrangements, and deferred compensation arrangements. He has counseled both employers and executives in various executive compensation matters. Shane also advises clients in the complex tax matters associated with executive compensation arrangements, including performance-based compensation issues, transactions involving golden parachute payments, deferred compensation plan design, and matters involving transfers of property for services.
Shane has extensive experience with executive compensation and employee benefits issues associated with corporate mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, and initial public offerings. He also counsels clients with respect to proxy statement disclosure, shareholder approval issues involving equity compensation arrangements, say-on-payment, and other compensation-related corporate governance matters and compensatory arrangements for executive officers and directors. He works closely with the firm’s corporate practice group on both transactional matters and securities issues relating to benefits and compensation programs.

In addition, Shane has experience in the design of various forms of retirement plans, welfare plans, and payroll practices, including 401(k) plans, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), severance plans, health plans, cafeteria plans, and retention and other bonus arrangements. He has represented clients in the submission of tax qualified retirement plans to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for determination of tax exempt status and resolution of tax qualification issues, and advises clients on ERISA fiduciary and plan asset matters. Shane also has experience advising human resources and payroll personnel in the day-to-day administration of compensation arrangements, qualified retirement arrangements, and welfare benefit arrangements

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Vinson & Elkins LLP provides legal services. The firm maintains civil practice, covering areas such as litigation, public policy, transaction, and energy law. The firm serves the clients including companies from the aviation, energy, financial services, health care, and technology industries. The company was founded in 1917 by James A. Elkins and William A. Vinson and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

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Parsley Energy, Inc. purchases Jagged Peak Energy, Inc. from Quantum Energy Partners LLC

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American Securities LLC purchases United PF Partners LLC from EMP Management LLC, ORIX Private Equity Solutions, JLM Financial Partners LLC

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Honeywell International, Inc. purchases Rebellion Photonics, Inc. from Tinicum, Inc.

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