Governing Health Podcast Series: Health Care Industry Executive Compensation Trends [VIDEO]
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Executive compensation for the health care industry is always an important topic for the board, made even more critical by the provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and recent governance trends. We’re joined by two of the leading health care industry voices on executive compensation practices: Tim Cotter of Sullivan, Cotter and Associates, and McDermott partner Ralph DeJong.
Ralph E. DeJong is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in its Chicago office. He focuses his practice on the compensation, executive benefits and employee benefits of tax-exempt organizations. This includes designing and preparing deferred and incentive compensation arrangements, leading governing boards in the review and approval of executive and physician compensation arrangements, negotiating and preparing executive and physician employment agreements, and analyzing the private inurement and intermediate sanctions implications of executive and...
Michael W. Peregrine is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Chicago office. He represents corporations (and their officers and directors) in connection with governance, corporate structure, fiduciary duties, officer-director liability issues and charitable trust law. Michael is recognized as one of the leading national practitioners in corporate governance law.
Michael is outside governance counsel to many prominent corporations, including hospitals and health systems, voluntary health organizations, social service agencies and health insurance companies. He frequently serves as special counsel in connection with confidential internal board reviews and investigations. He regularly advises boards on fiduciary duty issues associated with complex business transactions.