Jacob Lloyd Selected as 2021 NEEBC Silver Lining Rising Star

Press Release
September 23, 2021

Boston, MA - Sullivan is pleased to announce that Jacob Lloyd has been selected by the New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC) as a 2021 Silver Lining Rising Star. The Rising Star Award is given to benefits professionals who have demonstrated exceptional promise, dedication and accomplishment. Jake will be honored during the Silver Lining Awards Conference on September 23rd at the LaCava Center, Bentley University.

Jake's practice focuses on executive compensation and employee benefits. He has extensive experience advising on executive compensation and employee benefits issues arising in mergers, acquisitions and other corporate transactions, including advising on issues with respect to Code Sections 83, 162(m), 280G and 409A. Jake assists asset management clients with structuring pension plan investments to avoid ERISA where possible (including using venture capital operating companies (VCOCs) or ensuring compliance with the so-called “25% test,” as appropriate). In addition, Jake focuses on the design and negotiation of employment agreements, equity plans and awards (including stock options, restricted stock, restricted stock units, profits interests and phantom equity), severance, change of control, retention and cash bonus plans and agreements. 

The New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC) is the association for employee benefit professionals throughout New England. They are the definitive leader in advancing knowledge and facilitating networking for employer benefit practitioners, consultants and providers of services. NEEBC is a not-for-profit IRS 501(c)(3) association with over 1,200 members.The Council's strength is its diverse membership, comprised of both employers and providers of benefits consulting and services.

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