Sandra Cohen and Carol Buckmann
EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION, PENSION & BENEFITS LAW
Sandra Wieder Cohen and Carol I. Buckmann are leading New York attorneys who advise exclusively on U.S. employment, employee benefits and compensation matters.
They have worked together as a team since 1998, first at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and later as the U.S. employee benefits & pension practice leaders at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP.
Sandra W. Cohen
Is one of the top executive compensation attorneys in North America. She is an expert on deferred compensation (Section 409A), negotiating executive agreements, and design and taxation of U.S. and global equity plans. She is known for deal-making and practical problem-solving on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, employment contract negotiations and development of incentive and deferred compensation.
Carol I. Buckmann
Is widely known as an outstanding and innovative benefits lawyer, who deals with some of the foremost issues in ERISA, including pension plan compliance, fiduciary responsibilities and investment fund formation. Carol's expertise on ESOPs, pension and investment committees, and welfare plans is valued by her clients in the context of compliance programs, government audits, and mergers & acquisitions.