Antoinette M. Pilzner

Member; Board of Directors;
Detroit
E: apilzner@mcdonaldhopkins.com
P: 248.220.1341

Antoinette focuses her practice in the areas of ERISA, employee benefits and executive compensation. A member of the firm's Board of Directors, she has more than 15 years of experience in establishing, revising and terminating benefit plans and executive compensation programs to address business needs and changes in the federal law. Antoinette, who is also a certified public accountant, frequently counsels clients on administering plans and programs to comply with ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code. From 2006 through 2009, she served on the Employee Benefits Committee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. From 2002 to 2005, she served on the Department of Labor’s Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans under U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao and was chair of the Council’s 2005 Working Group on Communications to Retirement Plan Participants. She is a frequent speaker and writer on employee benefits and executive compensation topics.

Antoinette earned a J.D., cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School in 1995. She received a M.S. in Taxation with distinction from Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration in 1990, and a B.A., with high distinction, from Wayne State University in 1982.

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