Don is Co-Chair of SGR's Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Practice and is a Co-Leader of the Practice’s Fiduciary Institute. Don assists his clients by working closely with in-house counsel and compensation and benefits teams and by contributing leadership in the areas of executive compensation and employee benefits. He has particular focus on the design, consulting, fiduciary, transactional and compliance aspects of 401(k) plans, pension plans, and other qualified and nonqualified deferred compensation plans; advising on the Affordable Care Act; executive compensation and equity arrangements; executive employment and severance agreements; benefits and compensation aspects of mergers and acquisitions; dispute resolution with participants and governmental agencies; and more.
Super Lawyers®, Georgia Super Lawyer, Employee Benefits/ERISA;
Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Rating
Southern Employee Benefits Conference, member.
Atlanta Bar Association, Tax Section, Board of Directors, past member.
Emory University (highest honors);
Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.)