The Wagner Law Group | Est. 1996

Sophisticated Legal Solutions Boutique-Style Service


Stephen Migausky has more than 40 years of experience advising clients on a wide range of ERISA and employee benefit matters, including qualified retirement plans, tax-sheltered annuities, nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements, split-dollar life insurance arrangements, and executive compensation. He also has considerable expertise counseling benefit plan fiduciaries and their advisers and investment firms on their fiduciary responsibilities regarding plan administration and investment issues.

Prior to joining The Wagner Law Group, Stephen served as tax counsel for a major insurance company in the Boston area. For many years he was a pension law instructor at Bentley College.

Publications & Media

Articles Written

Books Published

Classes & Seminars

  • Instructor, Pension Law, Bentley College Center for Continuing Education, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1983 to 1993


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M. - 1979
    • Major: Taxation
  • Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1975
  • Boston College
    • B.A. - 1972
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Boston Bar Association, Member
  • Boston College Legal Assistance Bureau
  • Sections of 1976 Report of U.S. Commerce Department Interagency Task Force on Products Liability, Author

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts

Past Positions

  • OneBeacon Insurance Companies, Boston, Massachusetts, Tax Counsel, 1979 to 2003
  • The Research Group, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, Associate, 1975 to 1978