More and more of our clients need international tax advice to help them maximize the type of compensation and benefits they offer.  Jim's experience and background makes him extraordinarily well-suited to deliver this counsel.
—A Pillsbury partner

Jim Klein has advised major international organizations on compensation and benefit matters for over 40 years.

Deeply experienced in international compensation and benefit matters, Jim has been in-house counsel to a major corporation, a senior member of one of the largest consulting firms, a tax partner at a top accounting firm, in all cases advising primarily on international issues.

Professional Highlights

  • Past Chair of the ABA Employee Benefits Committee, and founding member and past Chair of the International Pension and Employee Benefits Association.
  • Author of BNA International Pension Planning Portfolio
  • Author of many articles, and a prominent speaker on these topics for decades.

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  • Member of the Bloomberg BNA Compensation Planning Advisory Board

  • American Bar Association
  • former Chair of the Section of Taxation Employee Benefits Committee, and that Section's Professional Services Committee
  • Chair of the ABA Tort and Insurance Section Employee Benefits Committee
  • Chair of International Pension and Employee Benefits Association


  • J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1972

    LL.M., New York University School of Law, 1979

    B.A., Fordham University, 1969


  • New York