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Effectively navigating the complexities of benefit plan administration is a paramount challenge for employers. Our attorneys are relied upon by businesses of all sizes to meet these challenges and oversee the successful management of benefit plans.

Addressing the diverse needs of employers, our attorneys provide clear and succinct guidance on ERISA and tax-law compliance related to a range of retirement plans, including 401(k) plans, profit-sharing plans, pension plans, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), and non-qualified deferred compensation plans. Additionally, we offer strategic counsel on various regulatory frameworks, including the Affordable Care Act (ACA), COBRA, HIPAA, ERISA, tax laws, and nondiscrimination laws applicable to health plans, Section 125 "cafeteria" plans, and other welfare plans.

Proactively engaging with clients, we ensure adherence to employee benefits laws to prevent legal issues. In the event of litigation or other legal challenges, our attorneys draw upon trial and mediation experience to adeptly resolve problems on behalf of our clients.

Recognizing the dynamic nature of legal landscapes, we commit to keeping our clients abreast of changes in laws governing employee benefits.

Key areas of advice and support to employers encompass:

  • Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • Applications for Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Approval of Qualified Plans
  • Assistance to Employers in Evaluation of Retirement Plan Providers
  • Assisting Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) with Multiple-Employer Plan and Other Benefit Plan Issues
  • Audits of Employee Benefit Plans for Legal Compliance
  • Correction of Plan Administration/Documentation Problems
  • Design/Drafting of All Qualified Plans, Including:
  • 401(k) Plans
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)
  • Pension Plans
  • Profit Sharing Plans
  • Section 403(b) Tax-Sheltered Annuities
  • Section 457 Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Employee Benefit Plan Litigation
  • ERISA Fiduciary Issues
  • Executive Compensation
  • Group Health Plan Continuation Coverage (COBRA)
  • Health and Welfare Plans
  • Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs)
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
  • Multiple-Employer Plans (MEPs)
  • Nondiscrimination Rules Under Section 105(h)
  • Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Pension Plans
  • Phantom Stock Plans
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Qualified and Non-Qualified Retirement Plans
  • Section 125 "Cafeteria" Plans
  • Stock Option Plans (Incentive Stock Options or Non-Qualified Stock Options)
  • Voluntary Correction Program Applications (VCP)
  • Voluntary Employees' Beneficiary Associations (VEBAs)
  • Wellness Programs
  • Non-Discrimination and Privacy Rules Under HIPAA

Employers seeking adept legal support in navigating the intricate landscape of employee benefits turn to our experienced team for comprehensive guidance.

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