Craig A. Bitman

Craig A. Bitman is a partner in, and deputy practice group leader of Morgan Lewis's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice. He is the Leader of Morgan Lewis's leading fiduciary practice and co-chair of its institutional investor practice. Mr. Bitman offers clients a broad range of knowledge and skills on all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation law. He routinely advises public pension plans, companies, trust funds, and individuals with respect to matters involving qualified and nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements, severance plans, employment contracts, welfare benefit plans, equity-based compensation arrangements, mergers and acquisitions, plan investments, and fiduciary issues.

Mr. Bitman frequently writes and lectures on a host of topics affecting benefit plan sponsors and participants. He is a member of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys and is admitted to practice in New York. Mr. Bitman is listed in Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, and the U.S. News and World Report's Best Lawyers publication. He has also been cited in Legal 500 and in PLC's Which Lawyer.

In 1996, Mr. Bitman received his J.D., cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center where he was an editor of The Tax Lawyer. He earned his B.A. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Erisa, 2) Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, 3) Fiduciary & DOL Matters and 4) Private Investment Funds
Law School Georgetown University Law Center
Education University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 1993)
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of New York
Most recent firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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