Michael R. Einig

Miami,  FL  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Global Benefits & Compensation
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0639
Fax: 305.579.0717
University James Madison University, B.A., Political Science; Rhode Island College, B.A., English Dean's List
Law SchoolWestern New England College School of Law, J.D., cum laude National Moot Court Team: Regional Finalist, Advanced to National Finals; Academic Merit Scholarship Recipient; Dean's List; New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation
Admitted2009, Florida; Virginia

Professional & Community Involvement
•Member, American Bar Association


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
• Employee benefits

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

02.17.15 Greenberg Traurig Miami Elevates Five Attorneys to Shareholder

02.11.15 Greenberg Traurig Names Shareholder Class of 2015, Reports Record Financial Performance for 2014

02.11.15 Greenberg Traurig Elevates Six Attorneys to Shareholder, Three to Of Counsel at its Florida Offices

02.02.15 Greenberg Traurig Represents the Henny Penny Corporation in an Employee Stock Ownership Plan Transaction

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

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

Legal Experience
•Judicial Intern, Justice Francis X. Spina, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
•Legal Intern, Hampden County District Attorney's Office

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#851 in weekly profile views out of 11,735 lawyers in Miami, Florida
#104,423 in weekly profile views out of 1,708,981 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Michael R. Einig

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131


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