Foley Hoag Expands Executive Compensation and Benefits Capabilities in New York with Addition of Marc Nawyn as Counsel

November 4, 2021

Marc Nawyn has joined Foley Hoag LLP as counsel in the Business Department, where he will focus his practice on executive compensation and employee benefits matters. He is resident in the firm’s New York office.

Nawyn has considerable experience advising public and private companies on structuring and implementing equity- and cash-based incentive compensation programs and negotiating and drafting executive employment agreements, consulting agreements and severance and release agreements. In addition, he assists clients in establishing and administering tax-qualified pension and defined-contribution plans, non-qualified deferred compensation plans, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), employee stock purchase plans (ESPPs) and health and welfare benefit plans.

"We enthusiastically welcome Marc to the firm," said Foley Hoag Co-Managing Partner Jeffrey Collins. "His extensive knowledge of employee benefits and executive compensation matters will be a significant asset to many of our M&A, capital markets, private equity, and emerging company and venture capital clients."

Nawyn also advises clients on their compliance with corporate governance rules and best practices, securities laws and stock exchange listing requirements, as they relate to executive compensation, and employee benefits matters.

Prior to joining Foley Hoag, Nawyn was at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP in New York. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ramapo College, a Master of Philosophy degree from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and a Juris Doctorate from Columbia University School of Law.

About Foley Hoag LLP

Foley Hoag provides innovative, strategic legal services to public, private and government clients across the globe. We have premier capabilities in the life sciences, healthcare, technology, energy, professional services and private funds fields, and in cross-border disputes. The diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our lawyers and business services professionals contribute to the exceptional service we deliver to clients ranging from startups to multinational companies to sovereign states. For more information, visit or follow @FoleyHoag on Twitter.