Donald S. Kohla

Former Partner, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group at King & Spalding LLP

Donald S. Kohla

Donald S. Kohla

Former Partner, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group at King & Spalding LLP

Biography

Donald Kohla King & Spalding LLP

Don Kohla
is a retired partner in the Employee Benef
its & Executive Compensation Practice Group in the
Atlanta office. He joined King & Spalding in 1973.
Mr. Kohla’s practice has focused primarily on ERISA
and ERISA-related matters since ERISA was enacted
in 1974. He represents plan sponsors in designing, pr
eparing, implementing and administering all types of
employee benefit plans and executive compensation arra
ngements and the related funding vehicles. He
represents clients who provide employee benefit plan
related fiduciary and non
-fiduciary products and
services to plans and to plan sponsors, including insurance companies, brokerage firms, investment
managers, actuarial and consulting firm
s and banks and trust companies.
He represents clients in connection
with mergers and acquisitions and, he
represents private equity funds in
fund formation and related activities
and represents employee benefits plan investors in such
funds. Finally, Mr. Kohla represents clients before
the Internal Revenue Service, the De
partment of Labor and the PBGC.
Mr. Kohla is a member of the Southern Employee
Benefits Conference (Steering Committee, 1981-84 and
President, 1984), the Atlanta and American Bar Associati
ons, the State Bar of Georgia and the Florida Bar.
He is admitted to practice in both Georgia and Florida. He has been listed in
The Best Lawyers in America
since 1987, which was the first year lawyers practicing in
his area were listed, and he has been named one of
Georgia’s “super lawyers” for each year that “super lawyers” have been named for Georgia.
Mr. Kohla received his A.B.,
cum laude
, from Harvard University in 1964 and his J.D., with honors, in 1972
from the University of Florida.
He was the Executive Editor of the
University of Florida Law Review
. He
received his LL.M (Taxation) from New York University in 1973.

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Donald S. Kohla
Former Partner, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group at King & Spalding LLP
Career History
Partner, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group
1973 - Prior

King & Spalding LLP is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with 800 lawyers in many offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm also represents hundreds of clients with new ventures and mid-sized companies in emerging industries.Long-standing client relationships are one of the surest barometers of a law firm's success in meeting its clients' needs for legal services. The company's lawyers pride themselves on developing continuing client relationships that are productive, professional and collegial. The firm has handled matters in over 160 countries on six continents and is consistently recognized for the results it obtains, its uncompromising commitment to quality and its dedication to understanding the business and culture of its clients. The company was established in 1885 and it is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

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The mission of the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law is to achieve excellence in educating professionals, advancing legal scholarship, serving the public, and fostering justice. We aspire to prepare lawyers to serve their clients, the justice system, and the public with a high level of accomplishment and a commitment to the highest ideals of the legal profession. We strive to provide students with a well-rounded legal education. Our curriculum is designed to teach students about the law and to help them develop the skills necessary to use that knowledge in practice. Our goal is for our graduates to possess the core competencies essential to embark on the practice of law.

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The mission of the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law is to achieve excellence in educating professionals, advancing legal scholarship, serving the public, and fostering justice. We aspire to prepare lawyers to serve their clients, the justice system, and the public with a high level of accomplishment and a commitment to the highest ideals of the legal profession. We strive to provide students with a well-rounded legal education. Our curriculum is designed to teach students about the law and to help them develop the skills necessary to use that knowledge in practice. Our goal is for our graduates to possess the core competencies essential to embark on the practice of law.

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The mission of the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law is to achieve excellence in educating professionals, advancing legal scholarship, serving the public, and fostering justice. We aspire to prepare lawyers to serve their clients, the justice system, and the public with a high level of accomplishment and a commitment to the highest ideals of the legal profession. We strive to provide students with a well-rounded legal education. Our curriculum is designed to teach students about the law and to help them develop the skills necessary to use that knowledge in practice. Our goal is for our graduates to possess the core competencies essential to embark on the practice of law.

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