Employer stock contributions properly structured for prohibited transaction provisions of ERISA

Adam B. Frankel

Senior Managing Director General Counsel of Evercore Partners

Biographical Info

Mr. Frankel is the Senior Managing Director and General Counsel of Evercore. He is responsible for Evercore’s legal department and handles all legal, compliance, and risk management issues for the firm. From 2003 until 2006, Mr. Frankel served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. In that position, he established the company’s in-house legal department and was responsible for matters related to human resources and government affairs. Mr. Frankel has also served as a corporate and transactions attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at Ford Motor Company and as an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in London and New York.

Mr. Frankel received his B.A. in Economics from Brown University in 1989 and his J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1993.