Practice Areas & Industries: Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP

 




Employee Benefit Plan Advice and Litigation Return to Practice Areas & Industries

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Practice/Industry Group Overview

Hill Farrer & Burrill LLP’s employee benefits attorneys have broad experience in all areas of employee benefits practice, including pension, profit sharing, 401(k), 403(b), collectively bargained, multi-employer, executive compensation, apprenticeship and health and welfare plans; plan drafting, qualification, administration, merger, claims adjudication, litigation, audit and termination; handling of plans in business mergers and acquisitions; advising fiduciaries on all aspects of their ERISA and plan duties; advising employers on multiemployer plan withdrawal liability; drafting and negotiating employment contracts; preparing severance agreements and releases; advising employers and trustees on their duties under Health Care Reform; preparing qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs); taxation of distributions; and voluntary compliance submissions to both the IRS and the DOL.

Representative Matters

  • Successfully assisted a large multiemployer 401(k) plan through a lengthy and contentious Department of Labor audit
     
  • Have made numerous submissions to the IRS under the "Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System"