- Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
- Retirement Products & Services
- Insurance Products
|Contact Info||Telephone: 202.383.0946|
|University ||Ball State University, B.S.|
|Law School||Indiana University School of Law, J.D., cum laude Managing Editor, Indiana Law Journal|
|Admitted||1990, Ohio; 1999, District of Columbia|
|Born||Hammond, Indiana, December 24, 1960|
Carol McClarnon has more than 20 years of experience providing legal guidance on ERISA and tax compliance to both employers and employee benefit service providers. A member of Sutherland's Tax Practice Group, Carol typically advises financial services companies on ERISA and tax issues that impact their retirement services and insurance product operations. In addition, she routinely works with securities counsel to perform legal analyses on cutting-edge annuity and retirement plan products that are under development.
Carol represents plan sponsors and service providers before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Department of Labor, obtaining prohibited transaction exemptions, private letter rulings and/or voluntary compliance relief. She works with the full range of retirement plans for both public and private employers. Carol has been active in the American Bar Association, where she served as a vice chair of the Employee Benefits Law Committee of the Tort and Insurance Practice Section and as a member of the Employee Benefits Committee of the Section of Taxation.
Sutherland represents retirement product and service providers before government regulators.
Sutherland advises on hundreds of plan financial products and service arrangements.
Sutherland advises on structuring retirement products and services to satisfy ERISA-prohibited transaction requirements.
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DOL Has Many Questions About its Fiduciary Reproposal
Brenna M. Clark,Adam B. Cohen,Carol T. McClarnon,Vanessa A. Scott,W. Mark Smith, May 29, 2015
As has been widely reported, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on April 14 issued its proposal to expand the definition of investment advice fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). DOL included in that package more than 170 questions concerning its proposal or matters...
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