Michael R. Einig focuses his practice on employee benefit plans and executive compensation matters. He regularly advises clients on the establishment and ongoing compliance of qualified retirement plans under ERISA and the Tax Code, including reviews of qualified plan operations and assisting clients in correcting qualification and other compliance errors. In addition, he assists clients on the establishment and maintenance of non-qualified deferred compensation plans and executive compensation and equity programs, including addressing issues under Section 409A, 280G and 162(m) of the Tax Code.
Areas of Concentration
•Executive compensation planning
•Judicial Intern, Justice Francis X. Spina, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
•Legal Intern, Hampden County District Attorney's Office
Articles, Publications, & Lectures
Co-Author, The Departments of Labor and Health & Human Services Seek to Enhance Care Benefits Under COBRA, GT Alert, May 19, 2014
•Authored, Circuit Round-Up - Case Developments Since the Last Mid-Winter Meeting: Eleventh Circuit, American Bar Association Newsletter, Section of Labor and Employment Law, Fall 2010
Associated News & Events
10.04.12 Greenberg Traurig Represents SPAC Sponsored by BET Founder in Purchase of Image Entertainment, Inc. and Acorn Media Group, Inc.
09.27.12 Greenberg Traurig LLP Represents Amaya Gaming Group in its $167 Million Acquisition of Cadillac Jack, Inc.
07.05.12 Greenberg Traurig Represents Linde AG as Health Regulatory Counsel in its Agreement to Acquire Lincare Holdings Inc.
02.07.12 Greenberg Traurig M&A Practice Jumps in California League Table Rankings
05.19.14 The Departments of Labor and Health & Human Services Seek to Enhance Care Benefits Under COBRA
01.30.14 Section 162(m): Actions that Should be Taken by March 31, 2014, and/or in this Year's Proxy to Avoid the $1,000,000 Deduction Limitation
03.09.12 Section 162(m): Actions That Generally Should be Taken by March 31, 2012, and/or in This Year's Proxy to Avoid the $1,000,000 Deduction Limitation
02.07.11 Section 162(m): Actions That Should be Taken by Publicly Held Companies Early This Year to Avoid the $1,000,000 Deduction Limitation
02.16.10 Corporate-Owned Life Insurance Contracts: Notice and Consent Requirements
08.19.09 IRS Sets September 16, 2009 Application Deadline for Investment Tax Credit Awards in $2.3 Billion Program to Encourage Renewable Energy Equipment Makers to Expand Domestic Manufacturing Base