Harry I. Atlas

Harry Atlas is a member of the firm's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group, and handles a broad range of employee benefit and executive compensation matters. His practice includes the implementation, operation and termination of all types of retirement plans, including qualified plans, 403(b) plans and 457 plans. In the executive compensation area, Mr. Atlas' practice encompasses nonqualified retirement plans, equity compensation arrangements, and golden parachute issues. Mr. Atlas also assists clients with ERISA matters in connection with merger and acquisition transactions, and with PBGC negotiations in the context of potential or actual bankruptcy situations. He also has experience with COBRA and HIPAA.

Mr. Atlas is keenly aware of the cost pressures and financial realities facing organizations in the current economic environment. He helps clients find practical, cost-effective solutions to the complex compliance challenges arising in his practice area.

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Areas of Practice 1) Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, 2) ERISA / Employee Benefits Class Action Defense, 3) Tax and Wealth Planning, 4) International Tax, 5) Business Transactions Tax, 6) Tax Controversies and Litigation, 7) Tax Policy, 8) Tax-Exempt Organizations and 9) Regulatory
Law School University of Maryland School of Law (J.D., 1997)
Admitted Year 1994
Education Ner Israel Rabbinical College ( 1994)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association
Most recent firm Venable LLP
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