Craig A. Bitman

Partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Craig A. Bitman

Craig A. Bitman

Partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Biography

Craig A. Bitman provides clients with a range of knowledge and skills in all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation law. Craig leads the firm’s employee benefits and executive compensation practice and is co-chair of the firm’s institutional investor practice. Craig also practices in the firm’s private investment funds practice and has served as a member of the firm’s Advisory Board.

Extended Profile

Craig brings more than 20 years of experience to his practice, advising clients on all aspects of benefit plan design, implementation, and administration. Specifically, he counsels clients in the context of day-to-day administration, plan investments, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and ongoing compliance. His advice extends to matters involving qualified and nonqualified deferred compensation plans, health and welfare benefit plans, equity compensation, and other types of arrangements. Craig’s representations include both ongoing benefits advice and transactional matters.

His client roster includes a diverse mix of businesses, trusts, and individuals, including financial services companies, public pension plans, life insurance companies, transportation and logistics providers, entertainment companies, and multiemployer trust funds. He spends a significant percentage of his time devoted to assisting these entities and individuals in complying with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s (ERISA) complex fiduciary duties.

A member of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys, Craig often speaks and writes on topics affecting plan sponsors and service providers. His experience in the space has earned him recognition by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Best Lawyers, PLC, Legal 500 and others.

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Partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Education
J.D., cum laude
Class of 1996
B.A. in Economics
Class of 1993
Memberships
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THE PURPOSE OF THE ORGANIZATION IS TO PROVIDE ATTORNEYS FOR PUBLIC PENSION PLANS WITH A MEDIUM TO EXCHANGE INFORMATION, ADVANCE KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION, AND FOSTER SOUND PRINCIPLES, PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES IN THE FIELD OF PUBLIC PENSION PLANS.

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The Tax Lawyer and The State and Local Tax Lawyer are published by the Section of Taxation of the American Bar Association with the assistance of the Georgetown University Law Center and its students. The Tax Lawyer endeavors to provide scholarly articles and student notes and comments on topics of professional interest to members of the Section of Taxation and other readers. This website is maintained by the student editors of The Tax Lawyer.

Career History
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Current

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP provides transactional, litigation, labor and employment, regulatory, and intellectual property legal services to various industries. Their industry-focused practices include: antitrust, energy, life sciences, and securities. The company was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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2017
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2016
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Admitted to the New York Bar
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