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Crosby A. Sommers

Associate

Crosby is an associate in the employee benefits and executive compensation group, where he provides advice on compensation and benefit arrangements, including incentive compensation, equity compensation, deferred compensation, employment, retention, severance and change in control arrangements.

Crosby also has experience advising public and private companies on employee benefit, executive compensation and tax aspects of merger and acquisition transactions, including due diligence review, representation and warranties, covenants, employee matters and tax matters.

Prior to joining Harter Secrest & Emery, Crosby worked as a tax attorney in the New York City office of Debevoise & Plimpton, and more recently as an educator at Liberty Avenue Middle School in Brooklyn, New York, and then McQuaid Jesuit in Rochester, New York.

With a diverse background as both an attorney and an educator, Crosby is able to communicate complex legal matters in a coherent and clear manner.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Recipient, Income Tax Pro Bono Award, Erie County Bar Association, Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc.
  • Editorial Board, Virginia Tax Review, University of Virginia School of Law

PRESENTATIONS

  • Presenter, “COVID-19: Impact on Global Incentive Plans,” Tapestry Compliance Webinar, April 15, 2020

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York

EDUCATION

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.
  • Relay Graduate School of Education, M.A., Teaching
  • University of Rochester, B.S., Neuroscience, summa cum laude

Crosby is an associate in the employee benefits and executive compensation group, where he provides advice on compensation and benefit arrangements, including incentive compensation, equity compensation, deferred compensation, employment, retention, severance and change in control arrangements.

Crosby also has experience advising public and private companies on employee benefit, executive compensation and tax aspects of merger and acquisition transactions, including due diligence review, representation and warranties, covenants, employee matters and tax matters.

Prior to joining Harter Secrest & Emery, Crosby worked as a tax attorney in the New York City office of Debevoise & Plimpton, and more recently as an educator at Liberty Avenue Middle School in Brooklyn, New York, and then McQuaid Jesuit in Rochester, New York.

With a diverse background as both an attorney and an educator, Crosby is able to communicate complex legal matters in a coherent and clear manner.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Recipient, Income Tax Pro Bono Award, Erie County Bar Association, Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc.
  • Editorial Board, Virginia Tax Review, University of Virginia School of Law

PRESENTATIONS

  • Presenter, “COVID-19: Impact on Global Incentive Plans,” Tapestry Compliance Webinar, April 15, 2020

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York

EDUCATION

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.
  • Relay Graduate School of Education, M.A., Teaching
  • University of Rochester, B.S., Neuroscience, summa cum laude
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Crosby A. Sommers