Peter E. Salomon

Peter E. Salomon

Akerman LLP

Recognized since 2005

Miami, Florida

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

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Peter Salomon, chair of Akerman’s Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Practice, has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of executive compensation, employee benefit plan, tax, and Internal Revenue Code Section 409A issues. Ranked by Chambers USA, Peter concentrates his practice on the design and administration of all types of compensation plans and arrangements, including deferred compensation plans, stock and incentive plans, executive employment agreements, and change in control arrangements. A significant portion of his practice involves advising clients in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other changes in capital structure with respect to employee benefit plans, compensation, and golden parachute issues.

Peter provides counsel to his clients on general employee benefits matters, including qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, welfare plans, and other employee benefit programs including the duties and responsibilities under ERISA and compliance with the reporting and disclosure requirements of the Internal Revenue Code and ERISA.

Peter represents public and private companies as well as executives and boards of directors across many business sectors, including private equity, automotive, banking, aviation, electronics, waste management, and correctional facilities. Peter is known for providing creative solutions and a commonsense approach to solving the most complicated client problems and his expert knowledge of the intricacies of the law.

  • Three Brickell City Centre, Suite 1100
    98 Southeast Seventh Street
    Miami, FL 33131
  • University of Southern California, BS, graduated 1986
Bar Admissions
  • Florida, The Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • National Association of Stock Professionals - Member
  • The Florida Bar, Employee Benefits Section - Co-Chair
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Tax Court

Akerman LLP
Miami, Florida

224 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

109 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2024 - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Miami (2024)
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Miami (2022)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
  • Super Lawyers Magazine 2014-2016, Listed in Florida for Employee Benefits
  • Chambers USA 2007-2016, Ranked in Florida for Tax: Employee Benefits

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