Rifka Singer is counsel in the Tax Department of the New York office of Latham & Watkins, where her practice focuses on executive compensation and employee benefits matters for public and private companies in a variety of industries. Ms. Singer’s experience includes the negotiation and drafting of executive employment, consulting, retention, severance and change in control agreements, the design and implementation of equity and non-equity incentive compensation plans, and the structuring of non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements.

In addition, Ms. Singer counsels clients in connection with executive separations, mass layoffs and other reductions in force, assists clients with legal compliance issues in the administration of their benefit plans, and advises clients regarding the employee benefits, executive compensation and labor and employment issues that arise in the context of mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, financings and other corporate transactions.


Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • JD, Columbia University School of Law, 2007
  • BA, Touro College, 2003
    Magna Cum Laude