Howard Pianko

Howard Pianko is a partner in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Over his career, he has advised a wide range of clients on the full gamut of matters relating to employee benefits: (i) pension and welfare benefit plan compliance, drafting and administration; (ii) equity and executive compensation; (iii) benefit aspects of corporate transactions - mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures;(iv) plan investments; (v) plan governance and fiduciary responsibilities; and (vi) benefit related litigation. His work, both in the U.S. and with respect to cross-border multinational related benefit matters, has led him to write extensively, with a special focus on topics covering involving executive compensation, fiduciary and plan governance and cross-border transactions. Mr. Pianko is a frequent lecturer on these topics within the U.S. and he also has spoken on cross-border topics, such as global equity compensation programs and global plan governance policies, in Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe and South America.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, 2) Corporate Transactions, 3) International Employee Benefits and 4) Employee Benefits Administrative Service Center
Law School New York University School of Law (LL.M.., J.D., 1969)
Education Queens College | The City University of New York (B.A.)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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