Peter J. Allman

Counsel

New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
T 212 728 8101
F 212 728 9101
pallmanwillkie.com

Peter J. Allman is counsel in the Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Department. 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.

+ Continue Reading

Peter J. Allman is counsel in the Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Department. 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.

Selected Significant Matters

  • Representation of Bloomberg L.P. with respect to employee benefits issues involving its acquisition of The Bureau of National Affairs Inc. and Business Week
  • Representation of Tranche C Lenders in connection with underfunded pension and retiree medical benefit plans of reorganized Delphi Corporation
  • Employee benefits matters in connection with reorganization of Adelphia Communications Corp.
  • Employee benefits representation of Loral Space & Communications Inc. in connection with the sale of its satellite manufacturing business to MacDonald, Detwiler and Associates Ltd.
  • Representation of TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners with respect to multiple employer pension plan matters in their acquisition of the Palms Casino Resort
  • Representation of Telefonos de Mexico S.A. de S.A. de C.V. in connection with employee benefits matters relating to its acquisition of AT&T Latin America Corp.
  • Representation of Goldman Sachs with respect to multiemployer plan withdrawal liability matters in connection with restructuring of mortgage loan secured by the YOTEL New York Hotel
  • Representation of Goldman Sachs with respect to single employer pension underfunding and multiemployer pension withdrawal liability matters in connection with Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts, L.P. mortgage restructuring
  • Representation of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited with respect to employee benefits matters involving its consumer health care joint venture with The Proctor & Gamble Company

Selected Professional and Business Activities

  • Former member of the Editorial Board of Advisers of the Journal of Pension Planning and Compliance
  • Former member of the Editorial Board of Advisers of the Journal of Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation
  • Member of the American Bar Association
  • Certified Public Accountant in the State of Maryland (inactive)

Selected Publications and Lectures

Peter’s publications include:

  • "Withholding, Social Security and Unemployment Taxes on Compensation," Tax Management Portfolio 392 (1986) (1991) (1995) (1999) (2004) (2012)
  • "Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act" (co-author), Tax Management Portfolio 982 (1982)
  • "Withholding, Social Security and Unemployment Taxes on Compensation," 14 Compensation Planning Journal 46 (February 7, 1986)

Publications / News / Events

+ View All Publications / News / Events