Donald J. Myers retired as a partner in Morgan Lewis's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice. He focuses his practice on the fiduciary responsibility provisions of ERISA and has experience counseling clients on ERISA compliance issues. He regularly represents clients before the U.S. Congress; government agencies such as the Department of Labor, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Securities and Exchange Commission; and federal and state banking regulators. From 1975 to 1984, Myers was counsel for ERISA Regulation and Interpretation and special assistant at the U.S. Department of Labor. Before that, he was the assistant chief of the Office of Disclosure Policy and Attorney Advisor at the Securities and Exchange Commission. Myers is a past chairman of the Prohibited Transactions Subcommittee of the American Bar Association Taxation Section Committee on Employee Benefits. From 1985 to 1994, he was chairman of the Fiduciary Responsibility Subcommittee of the Business Law Section Committee on Employee Benefits. He has been an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University, and lectures and writes extensively on employee benefits issues. He is a charter fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel and is a member of the Bloomberg BNA Benefits Practice Resource Advisory Board. Myers received his B.A. from the College of the City of New York, his J.D. from Cornell Law School, and his LL.M. in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. Myers authored the report in the Benefits Practitioners’ Strategy Guide, found in the Benefits Practice Resource Center: "Prohibited Transactions," and he is also a co-author of the Bloomberg BNA book "ERISA Class Exemptions," also included on the Benefits Practice Resource Center.
Donald J. Myers