Prepared IRS submissions under the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System to remedy plan nondiscrimination testing failures resulting from the sponsor’s retroactive disqualification as a “separate line of business.”
Advised plan fiduciary committee in its lawsuit against plan administrator for breach of duty in connection with mismanagement of a plan loan program.
|Plan Assets||Consulted with a real estate operating company that develops commercial properties in Russia to structure acquisitions that would attract pension plan investors.
Advise private investment companies regarding ERISA fiduciary requirements.
|Corporate Transactions||Merged seven separate profit sharing plans into a single plan in anticipation of the sale of the corporate sponsor.
Advised clients about multi-employer pension plan withdrawal liabilities.
|Executive Compensation||Prepared employee stock purchase plans, stock option plans and non-qualified deferred compensation plans for public and privately-held companies.
Advised employers issuing options in foreign parent company stock to U.S. employees.
|Welfare Benefits||Terminated a voluntary employees’ beneficiary association.
Advised clients on the establishment and administration of flexible spending plans.
Prepared privacy policies for group health plans to comply with HIPAA requirements.
- B.A., 1973 St. John's University (cum laude, Education, Social Studies)
- M.A., 1977 New York University (History)
- J.D., 1988 Fordham University School of Law (Urban Law Journal, Moot Court)