Brett Good


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Brett Good provides advice to companies on federal tax and employee benefit matters, including qualified retirement plans, equity incentive plans, executive compensation arrangements, and health and welfare plans. He regularly advises clients on compensation and employee benefit issues that arise in connection with mergers and acquisitions, financings, initial public offerings and other corporate transactions.  Brett works with clients across a variety of sectors, including healthcare, life sciences, retail, technology, nonprofit, and higher education.

Brett’s practice includes:

  • Counseling companies on the design, drafting and ongoing compliance issues applicable to qualified, non-qualified, and health and welfare plans.
  • Advising companies on equity incentive arrangements (including stock options, restricted stock units, and restricted stock) throughout the corporate life cycle.
  • Representation of venture capital and private equity firms in the acquisition and divestiture of portfolio companies.
  • Advising nonprofit and higher education employers on the application of the executive compensation provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
  • Representation of employers and executives in connection with offer letters, employment agreements, severance arrangements, and change in control agreements.

Prior to rejoining Bass, Berry & Sims, Brett was an associate with Goodwin Procter LLP in Silicon Valley.