Charlie Berquist is a partner in the firm's Business Law practice area. His clients include individuals, for-profit businesses of all sizes and types, nonprofit organizations and public pension plans. He has represented clients in a wide variety of transactions and projects including start-ups, transition and succession planning, debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, technology agreements and executive employment and separation agreements.
Charlie has extensive experience and expertise in executive compensation, including incentive and equity compensation plans, qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, and other employee benefits. He regularly advises clients on benefit plan design, drafting and administration, and compliance with ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code and other applicable laws.