- Employee Benefits Counseling and Litigation
|University ||State University of New York at Albany, B.S., magna cum laude, 1982; State University of New York at Albany, M.B.A., with Honors, 1985|
|Law School||University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall, J.D., 1997|
|Admitted||1998, California; 2005, New York|
Bar & Professional Association Memberships
American Bar Association
American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries
National Institute of Pension Administrators
Keith Dropkin is a Shareholder in the White Plains, NY office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Mr. Dropkin is a member of the Employee Benefits Group, including Complex ERISA Litigation, Workplace Privacy and Executive Compensation. He counsels clients regarding various benefit issues including fiduciary duty obligations, corrections under the DOL and IRS compliance programs, the drafting and design of pension and welfare benefit plans, payroll taxes and those issues arising in mergers and acquisitions. He has represented clients ranging from self-employed individuals to Fortune Top 50 companies.
Prior to joining Jackson Lewis in 2004, Mr. Dropkin was an attorney from 1998 to 2004 at a California law firm specializing in employee benefits law. He received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, and his M.B.A., with honors, from the State University of New York at Albany, and he received his Juris Doctor from UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 1997.
Mr. Dropkin is licensed to practice in California and New York.
Mr. Dropkin speaks and writes regularly about employee benefits and has been a contributing author for the treatise Employee Benefits Law, published by the Bureau of National Affairs. He is a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries, and was Vice President and Treasurer of the Bay Area Chapter of the National Institute of Pension Administrators. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Dropkin was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic. He is blessed with (and outnumbered by) a wonderful wife and two daughters.
Books Employee Benefits Law (Supplements). 2002-05 ed.
Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., 2002. [Contributing Author]
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