Alex Glaser is a partner in the Tax Practice Group at Jones Walker LLP. He advises clients on employee benefit and executive compensation matters in a variety of contexts, including mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions, and new and start-up businesses.
Alex’s experience includes the design, implementation, and administration of tax-qualified and non-qualified plans and arrangements. He also drafts and amends employment agreements, non-competition agreements, severance agreements, equity compensation plans, and deferred compensation arrangements.
Alex regularly advises clients on all aspects of compliance with the Affordable Care Act. He also represents companies during DOL and IRS investigations involving plan and benefits-related issues.
In his executive compensation practice, Alex advises compensation committees and retirement plan committees on fiduciary and governance issues. He has also advised clients regarding deferred compensation, including drafting arrangements compliant with Code Section 409A and correction of document and operational errors under IRS correction procedures.
Alex is certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization in Tax Law.
Alex is also a frequent speaker on benefits and executive compensation issues, including Society of Louisiana CPAs annual meeting, Association of Employee Benefit Planners, ABA-EEO Liaison Committee, the National Business Institute, the Louisiana Hospital Association, and the Idea Village’s annual Entrepreneur Week.
In addition to his speaking roles, Alex is active in many community organizations, including the Lighthouse for the Blind and the New Orleans Film Festival.