Our
Professionals

 
   
 

 
Practice Areas  
Executive Compensation, Employee
. Benefits and Taxation
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• Mergers and Acquisitions
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Education
• BS, University of Colorado 
• JD, University of Baltimore School of
. Law
• LLM, in Taxation with Certificate of
. Employee Benefits Law, Georgetown
. University Law Center
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Admitted to Practice  
• Maryland
• District of Columbia
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
     
  Max Seltzer
Partner

mseltzer@luselaw.com

Luse Gorman, PC
5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 780
Washington, D.C. 20015

Phone: 202.274.2038
Fax: 202.362.2902

 

Max Seltzer is a partner in the firm’s Executive Compensation, Employee Benefits and Taxation Group. Mr. Seltzer has been practicing in the executive compensation and employee benefits area for more than 15 years. He has extensive experience in designing and drafting tax-qualified and non-qualified arrangements, and advising public and private employers on tax issues, including Code Sections 409A, 280G, 368(a) and 162(m). Mr. Seltzer also has extensive experience counseling corporate clients with respect to tax-qualified retirement plans such as employee stock ownership plans. He actively counsels clients on employee benefits and tax issues in mergers and acquisitions, and on stock conversions of financial institutions.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Seltzer served as a Pension Benefit Advisor to the U.S. Department of Labor.

Representative Transactions:

  • Represented Meridian Bancorp, Inc. in its conversion from a mutual holding company to a stock holding company and concurrent $325.0 million public offering of common stock.
  • Represented Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. in its $115.0 million acquisition of Hampden Bancorp, Inc.
  • Represented West Bend Savings Bank and its private mutual holding company, WBSB Bancorp, Inc. in their acquisition of Continental Savings Bank, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • Represented Kearny Financial Corp. in its conversion from a mutual holding company to a stock holding company and concurrent $717.5 million public offering of common stock.
  • Represented OBA Financial Services, Inc., Germantown, Maryland, in its conversion to a stock holding company and related $46.3 million initial public offering of common stock and establishment of a $3.7 million leveraged ESOP.

 

 


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