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MARIAN A. TSE

PARTNER

  • J.D., 1979
    Columbia Law School
  • B.A., 1976
    Vassar College
    (cum laude)

Tse, Marian A

Marian Tse, a partner in and chair of the firm’s ERISA & Executive Compensation Practice, focuses primarily on executive compensation and employee benefits matters.

WORK FOR CLIENTS

Ms. Tse has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of executive compensation and employee benefits. She has represented clients in the design, implementation and administration of many types of executive compensation programs and broad-based employee benefit plans, as well as the treatment of equity and employee benefits in hundreds of corporate mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Tse is well-versed in tax, accounting and securities laws affecting executive compensation, as well as governance issues raised by institutional shareholders. Her clients range from large publicly traded companies and venture-backed closely held life science and technology companies to not-for-profit entities such as colleges and leading teaching hospitals. Ms. Tse has represented both employers and executives in the negotiation of employment and severance agreements and equity participation, including in the context of management buyouts.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Ms. Tse is a member of the Boston Bar Association’s ERISA Committee, the Employee Benefits Committee of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association, the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Ms. Tse serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for Greater Boston Legal Services.

MEDIA

Ms. Tse has been a frequent panelist at seminars, including those presented by the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, the Boston Bar Association, the Federal Tax Institute and other professional organizations.

BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS

Ms. Tse is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and before the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts.

RECOGNITION

Ms. Tse is listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, U.S. News-Best Lawyers and The Legal 500 U.S.