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Peter E. Salomon
Peter E. Salomon
Partner 
Chair, Employee Benefits Practice
One Southeast Third Avenue
25th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
 
Tel:
305.374.5600
Fax:
305.374.5095
 
 

Peter Salomon has extensive experience in all aspects of executive compensation affecting public and private companies. Peter advises senior executives and boards of directors on negotiating and documenting executive employment agreements and change-in-control agreements, the design and implementation of stock and incentive plans, and benefit and compensation issues raised in connection with mergers, acquisitions, and other changes in capital structure. Peter's practice also includes a wide range of general employee benefits matters, including designing and drafting qualified and non-qualified retirement and deferred compensation plans, welfare plans, cafeteria plans and other employee benefit programs. In addition, Peter advises clients with respect to Section 409A compliance, duties and responsibilities under ERISA, and compliance with reporting and disclosure requirements.
 
Representative Experience
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Representation of public and privately held entities in the design and maintenance of qualified retirement programs, non-qualified plans and welfare plans.
 
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Representation of company in the design and implementation of executive compensation programs.
 
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Representation of public and private entities in the preparation of stock option and other equity plans, including tax, financial accounting, and stock exchange issues.
 
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Representation of public entities in redesign of equity-based compensation programs concerning underwater options.
 
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Representation regarding COBRA continuation issues.
 
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Representation in company for ERISA and benefit aspects of mergers, acquisitions or divestiture transactions, including due diligence, transfer of plan assets, review of partial termination issues, termination of programs and implementation of new umbrella plans.
 
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Representation of plans in regulatory audits and utilization of voluntary regulatory compliance resolution programs.
 
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Representation of plan sponsors and fiduciaries in connection with regulatory proceedings.
 
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Representation of company in ESOP transactions.
 
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Representation and consultation with public companies regarding fiduciary and other issues concerning investments in employer securities in qualified plans.
 
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Representation of public company in golden parachute planning and design of employment/severance arrangements.
 
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Representation of company in ERISA litigation.
 
Awards & Recognition
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The Best Lawyers in America 2005-2014, Listed in Florida for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
 
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Chambers USA 2007-2014, Ranked in Florida for Tax: Employee Benefits
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2014, Listed in Florida for Employee Benefits
 
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Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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The Florida Bar, Employee Benefits Section, Co-Chair
 
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American Bar Association, Member
 
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National Association of Stock Professionals, Member
 

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Peter E. Salomon

Practice
Tax
Representative Clients
Jacuzzi Brands, Inc.
Lennar Corporation
Republic Services, Inc.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
SBA Communications
The Geo Group, Inc.
AutoNation
Fresh Del Monte
JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
Spirit Airlines
Republic Services, Inc.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
SBA Communications
The Geo Group, Inc.
Steiner Leisure Limited
Comvest Group
NewsMax Media, Inc.
Education
LL.M., New York University, 1990
J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 1989; with honors
B.S., University of Southern California, 1986; Accounting
Bar Admissions
Florida
 
 
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