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, and other corporate transactions.

Brett’s practice includes:

  • Representation of companies on the design, drafting and ongoing compliance issues applicable to qualified, non-qualified, and health and welfare plans.
  • Assisting public companies design and implement executive compensation arrangements in light of the expectations and requirements of institutional shareholders, ISS, and Glass Lewis.
  • Advising companies on equity incentive arrangements (including stock options, restricted stock units, performance awards, and restricted stock) throughout the corporate life cycle.
  • Representation of venture capital and private equity firms in the acquisition and divestiture of portfolio companies.
  • Counseling 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.


American Health Law Association (AHLA)

National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP)