Michael Albano


New York
T: +1 212 225 2438
F: +1 212 225 3999

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Michael Albano is a partner based in the New York office.

Mr. Albano’s practice focuses on executive compensation and benefits matters, including disclosure, governance, taxation, design and negotiation of agreements and arrangements, as well as the executive compensation and benefits aspects of mergers and acquisitions; pension investment and ERISA fiduciary matters; private equity compensation; and employment law and related matters.

Mr. Albano is recognized as a leading employee benefits and executive compensation lawyer by Chambers USA, The Legal 500 U.S., The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers.

Mr. Albano joined the firm in 2001 and became a partner in 2010.  He received a J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2001, and an undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Duke University in 1998.

Mr. Albano is a member of the Bar in New York.

Honors and Distinctions

Chambers USA - Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation.

The Legal 500 U.S. - Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation. 

The Best Lawyers in America - Employee Benefits (ERISA). Employment - Management.

Super Lawyers of New York - Employee Benefits/ERISA.


  • Georgetown University Law Center
    (J.D., 2001)
  • Duke University
    (B.A., 1998)

Bar Admissions

New York - January 2003

Areas of Law