Adam M. MeehanAdam M. Meehan

ameehan@smithdowney.com

Adam’s practice deals with all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation law. He has extensive experience in advising clients on the tax and ERISA implications of a broad range of benefits-related matters, including in the development, documentation and operation of qualified and nonqualified deferred compensation and retirement plans of all types, welfare and flexible benefits programs and executive and broad-based equity-oriented and performance-oriented incentive arrangements.  Adam has considerable experience advising clients regarding employee benefit issues that arise in connection with corporate transactions, such as business acquisitions, mergers and dispositions, including counseling on a $2.4 billion acquisition of a telecommunications company.  Adam also has experience in all facets of employee benefits litigation and counseling on pre-litigation matters, such as document requests and claims and appeals processes.

Prior to joining S&D, Adam was an Assistant General Counsel/Vice President at a Fortune 25 bank where he represented the bank’s global human resources group in various areas pertaining to benefits and compensation, with a principal focus on retirement plans and the tax aspects of executive compensation arrangements.  Adam previously was an attorney for an international AmLaw 100 law firm where his practice focused on a wide variety of employee benefit and executive compensation matters.

Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M., Taxation; Certificate in Employee Benefits Law, Graduate Editor, The Tax Lawyer); University of Oklahoma College of Law (J.D., Editor, Oklahoma Law Review); Salisbury University (B.A.).  Contributing author to the Georgia Human Resources Manual: A Guide to Georgia and Federal Employment Laws and Regulations, America Chamber of Commerce Resources (2013-14). Member: Maryland and Georgia Bars.