David Glaser is a nationally recognized authority on the design and operation of qualified pension plans, non-qualified deferred compensation programs and welfare plan arrangements, and co-chairs Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice group. He advises clients on legal issues regarding the investment of pension plan assets, and works with clients on the design and implementation of stock-based compensation arrangements, and on the related disclosures required by law. Mr. Glaser designs and negotiates employment agreements, negotiates the benefits and compensation provisions involved in mergers and the purchases and sales of business units and entities, and advises on the coordination of benefits and compensation programs following mergers and business acquisitions. A significant portion of Mr. Glaser's practice involves the special issues surrounding the design of compensation and deferred compensation arrangements for not-for-profit entities.
Mr. Glaser has published numerous articles on benefits-related topics, and has lectured widely. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Benefits Council, and is a member of the Employee Benefits Committee of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association, and the Committee on Qualified Plans of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association. Mr. Glaser is also a Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel.
Mr. Glaser earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law and his B.S. in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.