Title: U.S. Federal Tax


Peter E. Salomon



Peter Salomon

Firm: Akerman LLP
Address:One Southeast Third Avenue, 25th Floor
Miami, Florida 33131
United States of America
Phone:+1 305 374 5600
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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.


Areas of Practice


  • Corporate and Business
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Finance
  • Securities
  • Structured Finance
  • Taxation


Professional Career


Significant Accomplishments

• Representation of public and privately held entities in the design and maintenance of qualified retirement programs, non-qualified plans and welfare plans
• Design and implementation of executive compensation programs
• Preparation of stock option and other equity plans for public and private entities, including tax, financial accounting, and stock exchange issues
• Representation of public entities in redesign of equity-based compensation programs concerning underwater options
• Consultation regarding COBRA continuation issues
• 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
• Representation of plans in regulatory audits and utilization of voluntary regulatory compliance resolution programs
• Representation of plan sponsors and fiduciaries in connection with regulatory proceedings
• ESOP transactions
• Representation and consultation with public companies regarding fiduciary and other issues concerning investments in employer securities in qualified plans
• Representation of public company in golden parachute planning and design of employment/severance arrangements
• ERISA litigation

Representative Clients

Employee Benefits Counsel for:
Jacuzzi Brands, Inc.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Lennar Corporation
The Geo Group, Inc.
Republic Services, Inc.
SBA Communications

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association

The Florida Bar (Co-Chair, Employee Benefits Section)
American Bar Association
National Association of Stock Professionals

Bar Admission

1990, Florida

Court Admissions

U.S. Tax Court



1990: LL.M., New York University
1989: J.D., University of Florida College of Law, Honors
1986: B.S., University of Southern California, Major: Accounting