Peter J. Allman Esq.

Special Counsel

Peter J. Allman is special counsel in the Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Department at Willkie, Farr & Gallagher LLP. His practice involves advising public and private companies in all aspects of their employee benefit programs, including matters relating to the design, implementation and administration of qualified and non-qualified retirement and deferred compensation arrangements. Peter also regularly advises clients on issues involving welfare benefit programs, including COBRA, cafeteria plans and health care reform.

Peter also has significant experience in employee benefit matters involving corporate acquisitions and divestitures, and in executive employment, severance and change-of-control agreements.  Peter has also extensive experience in a number of complex Chapter 11 business restructurings with respect to matters involving underfunded pension and welfare benefit plans and multiemployer withdrawal liability. He regularly represents clients in employee benefit plan matters before the Department of Labor, Internal Revenue Service and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.


M.S.A., Georgetown University Graduate Business School (1982)

M.L.T., Georgetown University Law Center (1981)

J.D., American University Washington College of Law (1980)

B.A., University of Maryland (1976)

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:

392 T.M., Withholding, Social Security and Unemployment Taxes on Compensation (author)