SOLOWAy | Schwartz

Technology Law Experts


Stock Options and Other Equity Compensation

We advise companies on the structuring, implementation, management and reporting of equity compensation plans and awards.  We have years of experience serving as stock plan administrators in public companies, and many of our technology company and start-up clients use equity as an important part of their employee compensation arrangements.  We are knowledgeable about the tax, accounting and securities aspects of equity awards, including:


  • Stock options;


  • Restricted stock awards;


  • Founders' stock;


  • Stock appreciation rights;


  • Phantom stock; and


  • Equity rights and profits interests in limited liability companies.