Donald Myers Esq.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Myers, Donald J.

Donald J. Myers is a retired Partner in Morgan Lewis’s Washington D.C. office Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice. He focused his practice on the fiduciary responsibility provisions of ERISA and ERISA compliance issues. He regularly represented clients before the U.S. Congress; government agencies such as the Department of Labor, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Securities and Exchange Commission; and federal and state banking regulators.

From 1975 to 1984, Mr. Myers was counsel for ERISA Regulation and Interpretation and special assistant at the U.S. Department of Labor. Before that, he was the Assistant Chief of the Office of Disclosure Policy and Attorney Advisor at the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Myers is a past Chairman of the Prohibited Transactions Subcommittee of the American Bar Association Taxation Section Committee on Employee Benefits. From 1985 to 1994, he was Chairman of the Fiduciary Responsibility Subcommittee of the Business Law Section Committee on Employee Benefits.

Mr. Myers has been an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University Law Center, and lectures and writes extensively on employee benefits issues. He is a Charter Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel.

Mr. Myers received his B.A. from the College of the City of New York, his J.D. from Cornell Law School, and his LL.M. in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. 

Mr. Myers is co-author of the think and code book, ERISA Class Exemptions (4th Edition). He also co-authored the Benefits Practitioners’ Strategy Guide report, ProhibitedTransactions; and two chapters in ERISA Fiduciary Law. He served as an adviser to the Pension Plan Investment Administration Guide.