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Barnes & Thornburg Adds Executive Compensation Partner Brittany McCants in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Barnes & Thornburg announced today that Brittany McCants has joined the Washington, D.C., office as a partner in the firm’s Labor and Employment Department. McCants advises public and private companies on complex issues arising out of executive compensation matters in corporate transactions.

McCants has over a decade of experience advising on high-stakes executive compensation matters related to M&A transactions, IPOs, and day-to-day corporate governance. She advises public companies on the design, implementation and operation of equity incentive plans, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosure requirements, and proxy advisory firm policies. She counsels executives and employers in the negotiation of employment, severance and incentive compensation arrangements in connection with executive hires and departures.

“We’re thrilled to add Brittany’s unique experience and deep understanding of executive compensation law to our department,” said Kenneth J. Yerkes, chair of Barnes & Thornburg’s Labor and Employment Department. “Brittany has worked with a wide range of public and private sector clients, bringing significant experience navigating high-pressure, strategic transactions.”

McCants works closely with clients across many industries, including biomedical, healthcare, retail and real estate, on legal due diligence and the negotiation of transaction documents in connection with mergers, divestitures, financings and securities offerings.

“Brittany has a strong presence and deep ties in the D.C. legal scene,” said Roscoe C. Howard, Jr., managing partner of Barnes & Thornburg’s Washington, D.C., office. “Brittany complements the talents of our current team in D.C. and we couldn’t be more pleased to welcome her to our office.”

McCants received her J.D., cum laude, from Howard University School of Law and her B.A. from the University of Florida.

With more than 800 attorneys and other legal professionals, Barnes & Thornburg is one of the largest law firms in the country. The firm serves clients worldwide from offices in Atlanta, Boston, California, Chicago, Delaware, Indiana, Michigan, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Philadelphia, Raleigh, Salt Lake City, South Florida, Texas, and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit us online at www.btlaw.com or on Twitter @BTLawNews.



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