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NEW YORK – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney continues its strategic growth with the addition of Candace Quinn. She joins the firm as a shareholder in its Labor & Employment section in New York City. Quinn is an executive compensation and employee benefits attorney, with significant international and domestic experience.

“We are excited to welcome Candace to the firm, “said Joseph Centeno, shareholder and co-chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment section. “Candace adds significant experience to our bench of employee benefits attorneys, expanding our executive compensation, tax compliance, and ERISA capabilities. She also brings expertise in key areas of focus for the firm with her healthcare and energy experience which enhances value to our clients in those industries.”

Quinn focuses her practice on domestic and cross-border plan design and drafting of executive compensation incentive plans, stock appreciation awards, restricted stock unit plans, counselling on incentive stock options, U.S. taxation, and awards addressing technical complexities and tax compliance including Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 409A. Her clients include multinational and domestic corporations, partnerships, joint ventures, Boards of Directors, tax exempt and nonprofit entities in the areas of manufacturing, finance, banking, energy and utilities, technology, healthcare and life sciences, insurance, real estate, higher education, and philanthropy.

In her employee benefits and ERISA practice, she supports clients in consultation and due diligence review of regulatory and operational qualified and non-qualified plans for tax and ERISA compliance. She reviews, designs, and advises on employee benefits plans, health and welfare plans, and retirement tax consulting. She regularly conducts and manages U.S. representation in international and domestic M&A due diligence reviews.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Buchanan,” said Quinn. “The firm’s Labor & Employment section is the right fit for my practice, and I look forward to leveraging the firm’s full-service platform for my clients.”

Additionally, Quinn, is leveraging her LL.M in Taxation from Boston University School of Law and LL.M in Energy from Vermont Law School to support clients in renewable energy project finance, including structuring, tax equity advisory, renewable energy advisory on credits and incentives, and M&A renewable energy tax due diligence. She advises on the monetization of energy credits under the Infrastructure Reduction Act (IRA) and proposed regulations and the SEC’s proposed regulations on climate-related disclosure rules. Her energy practice also includes advising on sustainability matters, counseling and navigating on corporate and fiduciary governance and executive compensation technical complexities, designing ESG metrics linked to executive compensation and providing advisory support.