Andrea M. Gehman

Senior Attorney
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202.383.0108

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Practice Areas

  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Tax
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0108
Fax: 202-637-3593
http://www.sutherland.com/People/Andrea-M-Gehman
 
University Cornell University, B.S., School of Industrial/Labor Relations
 
Law SchoolGeorgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude BNA/ABA Award for Excellence in Employment Law
 
Admitted2007, Maryland; 2008, District of Columbia
 
Memberships 

Professional Activities
Board of Directors, Spring Bilingual Montessori
Treasurer, McKenney Hills Carroll Knowles Civic Association

 
Biography

Andrea Gehman helps clients address employee benefits and ERISA matters related to 401(k) plans, pension plans, health and welfare plans, and executive compensation plans. Correspondingly, she directs clients on how to design, amend and administer these plans.

Andrea regularly counsels clients on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as well as COBRA, HIPAA (including HITECH), GINA and various other federal and state laws relevant to health and welfare plans. She also drafts and/or provides counsel on employment, change in control, and severance agreements, with a particular emphasis on compensation elements and associated tax implications, including Section 409A.

Andrea also advises clients on a range of labor and employment matters, including hiring practices, employment termination, discrimination charges, personnel policy review, employment contracts, consulting agreements, non-competition agreements, and severance and release agreements. She has experience working on compensation, benefits and employment issues associated with business transactions, including performing due diligence and negotiating and preparing contract provisions.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Andrea spent seven years managing retirement and welfare benefits at a large national law firm.

Professional Activities

Board of Directors, Spring Bilingual Montessori

Treasurer, McKenney Hills Carroll Knowles Civic Association

 
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IRS Reaches a Split Decision on Rollover Allocation Rules
Brenna M. Clark,Adam B. Cohen,Andrea M. Gehman,Michael A. Hepburn,Paul R. Lang, September 29, 2014
On September 18, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2014-54, which clarifies that, subject to some limitations, a single distribution of pre-tax and after-tax amounts from a qualified retirement plan, a 403(b) plan, or a governmental 457(b) plan may be split and allocated to different...

New PPACA-related “Family Status” Changes for Cafeteria Plans
Brenna M. Clark,Adam B. Cohen,Andrea M. Gehman,Michael A. Hepburn,Paul R. Lang, September 29, 2014
The Internal Revenue Service has issued Notice 2014-55 to permit new health plan elections in two situations where they were not previously allowed.

It’s Time to Review Benefit Denial Letters
Brenna M. Clark,Adam B. Cohen,Andrea M. Gehman,Michael A. Hepburn,Paul R. Lang, September 11, 2014
On August 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit decided in Moyer that the contractual time limits governing the period during which a participant must initiate judicial review of a benefits denial must be included in the denial letter issued by the plan administrator in order to comply...

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Andrea M. Gehman

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980




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