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As a trusted partner and counsel, Peter Langdon works with companies in all aspects of employee benefits under ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code, including nonqualified deferred compensation, qualified retirement plans, employee stock ownership plans, health and welfare benefits, as well as general employment law matters. Peter navigates the complex legal aspects of employee benefits, executive compensation, and employment law while simultaneously explaining those complexities clearly and concisely. He understands the importance of finding creative and effective solutions to complex problems.

With a primary focus on employee benefits, Peter guides his clients through the rules and regulations governing qualified and nonqualified plans, employee stock ownership plans, and employee benefits more generally. He has extensive experience advising clients with deferred compensation packages, incentive compensation arrangements, and equity ownership. Additionally, Peter consistently advises companies on the operation and maintenance of qualified retirement plans, including employee stock ownership plans, and health and welfare benefits.

In addition, Peter provides insightful counsel to companies and human resource professionals regarding federal, state, and local employment-related laws across the country. He is adept at drafting and reviewing various employment-related agreements, including employment agreements, severance agreements, and non-compete agreements. Beyond this, Peter offers strategic advice on general labor and employment, as well as employee benefits matters in the context of transactional activities, such as buy-side due diligence in mergers and acquisitions.

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Honors & Awards

The Best Lawyers in America®, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Corporate Law, 2023-2024


LL.M. Taxation, Villanova University School of Law

J.D., Creighton University School of Law

  • Executive Editor, Creighton Law Review
  • Donald P. Lay Law Review Student Award
  • Creighton Moot Court Board

B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln


  • State of Nebraska
  • State of South Dakota
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