Joseph Urwitz



Joe Urwitz is a trusted advisor to clients on a sophisticated range of employee benefits, executive compensation and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) fiduciary matters.

Joe advises clients in the private equity, technology and healthcare industries on executive compensation and employee benefits issues, often within the context of sophisticated M&A, private equity and capital markets transactions. He also provides counsel on Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) fiduciary and other matters, deferred compensation arrangements, equity award and bonus plan design, employment and severance arrangements, and pension plan work

Having won the prestigious Burton Legal Writing Award at the library of Congress, Joe is a nationally recognized retirement and compensation thought leader. He has consulted national media outlets and his pieces have been featured across numerous well-regarded legal and industry publications. Joe is also recognized for his compensation and benefits work by Chambers USA and Legal 500 US.