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Craig Bitman

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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation


Craig A. Bitman is a partner in, and deputy practice group leader of Morgan Lewis's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice. He is the Leader of Morgan Lewis's leading fiduciary practice and co-chair of its institutional investor practice. Mr. Bitman offers clients a broad range of knowledge and skills on all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation law. He routinely advises public pension plans, companies, trust funds, and individuals with respect to matters involving qualified and nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements, severance plans, employment contracts, welfare benefit plans, equity-based compensation arrangements, mergers and acquisitions, plan investments, and fiduciary issues. For more information, view Mr. Bitman's biography at


Member, National Association of Public Pension Attorneys


Georgetown University Law Center, 1996, J.D.; University of Pennsylvania, 1993, B.A.

United States: Labor and employment

Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

Within: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP’s team’s recent work includes advising TriMark on the executive compensation aspects of a series of acquisitions of food service equipment and supplies dealers across the country, and advising Southern Light on its sale to the Uniti group. Gary Rothstein also advises individual executives and management on issues arising from transactions and restructurings. The team is jointly led by Steven Spencer in Philadelphia and Craig Bitman in New York, where Gina Lauriero was recently promoted to partner. Amy Pocino Kelly in Philadelphia and Patrick Rehfield in Washington DC are also key names.

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