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 Warns Plan Sponsors About Hardship Withdrawal Documentation
Brenna M. Clark,Adam B. Cohen,Brittany Edwards-Franklin,Andrea M. Gehman,Alice Murtos, April 17, 2015
In a recent Employee Plans Newsletter, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) warned plan sponsors that they must obtain and keep documentation related to hardship withdrawals, particularly the documentation necessary to substantiate an employee’s immediate and heavy need for a hardship...

IRS Issues Updates to Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System
Brenna M. Clark,Adam B. Cohen,Brittany Edwards-Franklin,Andrea M. Gehman,Alice Murtos, April 14, 2015
In recent weeks, the IRS has issued two updates to its Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS). EPCRS allows plan sponsors to correct many documentary and operational errors that otherwise might jeopardize a plan’s tax-qualified status through one of three programs: the...

2014 in Review: ERISA Civil and Criminal Enforcement Activity by DOL Is Trending Upward
Brenna M. Clark,Adam B. Cohen,Brittany Edwards-Franklin,Andrea M. Gehman,W. Mark Smith, March 24, 2015
The Fact Sheet recently published by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) documenting Fiscal Year 2014 civil and criminal enforcement activity under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA) showed a continuing increase in the number of investigations conducted by DOL.

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Andrea M. Gehman

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980




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