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practice accolades

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Winner, Chambers USA “Awards for Excellence” for Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (2014)

Listed, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (Nationally) in Chambers USA (2014)

Listed, Labor and Employment: Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation in The Legal 500 United States (2014)

honors + affiliations

Former Chair, Philadelphia Bar Association, Pension Committee; American Bar Association, Health Law Section, Employee Benefits Interest Group

Charter Fellow, American College of Employee Benefits Counsel

Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel

Listed, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2005–2014) (Band 1)

Listed, BTI Client Service All-Stars (2014)

Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (1991–2015)

Named Philadelphia Employee Benefits "Lawyer of the Year" by The Best Lawyers in America (2010)

Listed, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers (2004–2014)

Listed, Who’s Who in America; Who’s Who in American Law

bar admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
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Robert L. Abramowitz

1701 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103-2921
United States
Phone: +1.215.963.4811
Fax: +1.215.963.5001

Robert L. Abramowitz is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice. His practice involves counseling clients in all aspects of employee benefits law and executive compensation.

A frequent author and speaker, Mr. Abramowitz was a lecturer in law in Villanova University Law School's Graduate Tax Program from 1986 to 2001.

Mr. Abramowitz is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.


  • Harvard Law School, 1974, J.D.
  • Yale University, 1971, B.A.