Member and Practice Department Manager: Domestic Relations, Employee Benefits, Estate Planning, Gaming and Immigration
Counsel to a diverse group of employers in the tax and ERISA aspects of welfare benefit plans, including Section 125 plans, COBRA compliance, consumer directed health plans, retiree medical plans, VEBAs and wellness plans.
Counsel to numerous plan sponsors in the design, administration and qualification of qualified retirement plans, with an emphasis on 401(k) plans.
Counsel to companies and compensation committees on the tax, ERISA, and securities law aspects of executive compensation programs, such as supplemental executive retirement plans, stock option plans, restricted stock plans, and non-qualified deferred compensation plans, including Code Section 409A compliance.
Extensive experience in correcting qualification failures under the IRS Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System.
Counsel to over 75 credit unions in connection with the negotiation and preparation of deferred compensation plans for key executives.
National expert on fringe benefit plans, including dependent care assistance programs, educational assistance programs, and Section 132 fringe benefits.
Substantial experience in counseling clients on compliance with HIPAA privacy rules.
Counseled numerous clients on the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Counsel to privately and publicly held companies in a variety of industries on the organization of corporations and LLCs, preparation of basic corporate minutes, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, and review of proxy statements, including under the SEC's extensive executive compensation disclosure rules.
Counsel to publicly held corporations on Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance matters, including the establishment of policies and procedures for SEC Forms 3, 4, and 5 two-business day reporting and compensation committee governance.