Michel Vanesse advises clients on all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation. He also counsels clients on the design, maintenance, and termination of qualified and non-qualified plans, performance-based and equity-based compensation, and all forms of executive compensation arrangements. Those include employment agreements, change-in-control agreements, and termination agreements, including in the private equity context.
Michel has represented public and privately held companies but also not-for-profit and governmental organizations, particularly in the health care industry. In that capacity, He regularly provides advice on the design and operation of 403(b) and 457 plans.
In addition, Michel serves as an advisor in economic diplomacy for Belgium. The consul general of Belgium in Atlanta nominated Michel based on Michel’s knowledge of the social, economic, and financial environment in both the U.S. and Belgium. Michel was born and grew up in Brussels, Belgium.