Don A. Mazursky is a Partner in, and the Co-Chair of, the Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP and is a Co-Leader of the Practice’s Fiduciary Institute.
Mr. Mazursky’s practice encompasses most areas of executive compensation and employee benefits with a particular focus on:
Mr. Mazursky assists his clients by working closely with in-house counsel and compensation and benefits teams and by contributing leadership in the areas of executive compensation and employee benefits.
Before joining Smith Gambrell, Mr. Mazursky was the head of the executive and compensation practice at another Atlanta law firm and then was the founder and managing member of the largest law firm in the Southeast that specialized in executive compensation and employee benefits. That firm is now part of Smith Gambrell Russell’s executive compensation and employee benefits group.
Mr. Mazursky graduated with highest academic achievement in his class from Emory University and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he served on the Editorial Board of The Tax Lawyer. Mr. Mazursky has been ranked by Chambers USA as a Band 1 practitioner in Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation from 2020 – 2023. He has also been named to the Georgia Super Lawyer list by his peers in the Employee Benefits/ERISA practice areas.
Mr. Mazursky is a member of the Southern Employee Benefits Conference. He has served as a member of the Atlanta Bar Association Tax Section Board of Directors.
Southern Employee Benefits Conference, member
Atlanta Bar Association, Tax Section, Board of Directors, past member
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