Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld Announces New York-Based ERISA/Executive Compensation Partner

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New Hire William B. Duff expands the New York office advising on benefits and compensation matters

The firm appealed to me as a place where I could utilize my experience and better serve my clients in a unique and growing firm with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC (RCCB), a law firm offering a distinctive combination of practical business acumen, legal expertise and entrepreneurial passion, today announced the addition of William B. Duff as Partner in the Employment Group. Thanks to Duff’s experience, the Employment Group now encompasses the areas of ERISA and executive compensation. Duff will reside in the firm’s New York City office.

“With the addition of Bill, RCCB is now able to offer our clients additional services from our expanded New York location,” said John Royer, Managing Partner. “We are pleased to provide a sophisticated executive compensation practice that comports with the high level of work we pursue in addressing the needs of our clients.”

Prior to RCCB, Duff was a Partner in the New York office of Schiff Hardin LLP. Before that, he was Chair of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP.

Duff joins RCCB as a member of the firm’s Employment Group, specifically advising on employment law, employee benefits, ERISA, executive compensation and tax issues relating to these matters. He also represents companies and non-profits on corporate governance issues. He works with clients from industries such as finance, consumer products and services, transportation and logistics, real estate, construction and manufacturing.

“I am excited to join the growing RCCB team, and in doing so, expand both their presence in New York, and also the offerings of the Employment Group,” said Duff. “The firm appealed to me as a place where I could utilize my experience and better serve my clients in a unique and growing firm with an entrepreneurial spirit.”    

Duff earned his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center and his A.B. magna cum laude from the College of the Holy Cross. He is admitted to practice law in New York and the District of Columbia.

About Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC
RCCB empowers your ambition. We are attorneys who think and act like entrepreneurs and business people. We combine sophisticated, cost-effective legal counseling with the type of sound practical judgment that comes from hands-on business experience. We encourage entrepreneurial approaches and creative thinking, while maintaining the utmost in integrity and responsiveness. RCCB understands and delivers the advice that companies, business executives and investors, as well as individuals and their families, need to realize their hopes and goals. From offices in the Greater Philadelphia area and New York, RCCB serves clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. Additional information about Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld is available at

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