Katherine A. HeptigPartner
Kate Heptig counsels clients primarily in transactional practice areas, including tax law, corporate and partnership matters, executive compensation, and employee benefits issues. She advises individuals and businesses in each of these areas of substantive law in connection with corporate operations and reorganizations; sales and acquisitions of businesses; corporate distributions, redemptions, liquidations and spin-offs; executive and deferred compensation arrangements; equity, incentive, change in control, severance, retention and other similar types of plans and arrangements; employment agreements; shareholder agreements; partnership and/or joint venture organizations and transactions; internal corporate governance; commercial contracts; and audit and other tax controversy matters. Kate also advises not-for-profit corporations on matters with respect to formation, incorporation, and securing tax-exempt status, as well as on matters relating to ongoing operational issues and corporate governance.
Kate was the recipient of the Long Island Business News’ 50 Most Influential Women in Business for 2016. She was selected to the SuperLawyers New York Metro Rising Stars 2014 (Business/Corporate) and 2015 (Tax) lists. In 2013, she received a Long Island Business News “Leadership in Law” Associate award and in 2016, Long Island Business News named her one of its “40 Under 40.”
Kate is the Chair of the Corporations, Banking and Securities Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association. She serves on the Board of Directors of Girls on the Run Long Island and is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board of the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees, and Governance Committee, of the Cradle of Aviation Museum.
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John Marshall Law School, LLM in Employee Benefits
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Juris Doctor
Hofstra University, B.A.