Lawrence J. Eisenberg – ERISA Specialist

Lawrence J. Eisenberg
ERISA Specialist
339 Johnson Ferry Rd. NE Atlanta, GA 30328

Mr. Eisenberg is an A-V rated attorney who has specialized exclusively in ERISA, pensions, executive compensation, and employee benefits for over 30 years. In addition to being an attorney, Mr. Eisenberg is a certified public accountant and registered investment advisor.


  • George Washington University National Law Center
  • George Washington University Business School, Summa Cum Laude

Representative Experience

  • Extensive experience with employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs)
  • Addressing and resolving plan defects (operational and formal), including preparation and filing of self-correction submissions under both the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Labor correction programs (EPCRS, DFVCP, VFCP)
  • All matters related to tax-qualified plans maintained by public and privately held companies and tax-exempt organizations, including plan design and implementation, planning related to tax and ERISA compliance, drafting of plans and contracts, plan terminations, advice and consultation regarding qualified plan matters, determination letter filings, preparation of annual reports (Form 5500s), performance of annual testing requirements, including general nondiscrimination testing, and matters specifically related to collectively bargained plans
  • Extensive experience with employment contracts, severance agreements, change in control agreements, and related compensation matters
  • Represented clients before government regulatory agencies, including the Internal Revenue Service, The Department of Labor, and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
  • ERISA Title I, fiduciary, prohibited transaction, and plan asset matters
  • Equity-based compensation programs (e.g., nonqualified and incentive stock options, restricted stock, and employee stock purchase plans)
  • ERISA transaction matters, including planning, due diligence, and representation and warranty matters; golden parachute payment planning and analysis