- Employment Law
- ERISA and Benefits Litigation
- Business and Corporate
- Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
- Executive Compensation and Nonqualified Plans
- Health and Welfare Plans
- Fiduciary Issues and Plan Governance
- Corporate and Securities
- Qualified Retirement Plans
- Plan Restructuring and Funding
- Policy and Legislation
- Benefits Issues With Corporate Transactions
- Compliance Audits and Training
- Equity Plans
- Government Plans
- International Benefits
|University ||Creighton University, B.A., 1983|
|Law School||Creighton University School of Law, J.D., 1989|
|Admitted||1989, Nebraska; 2013, Colorado|
Memberships and Affiliations
American, Nebraska and Omaha Bar Associations; Pension Council of the Midlands; Western Pension and Benefits Council; Colorado admission pending
|Born||Omaha, Nebraska, September 5, 1960|
Mr. Langdon is a partner with Kutak Rock LLP and is a member of the firm's Employee Benefits Practice Group. Mr. Langdon concentrates his practice in ERISA/employee benefits and executive compensation arrangements. His experience includes designing qualified and non-qualified retirement plans and working with and advising clients with respect to employee stock ownership plans, fiduciary and prohibited transaction rules, employee benefit issues in mergers and acquisitions, reporting and disclosure, ERISA litigation, governmental plans, Section 409A issues, general retirement plan and welfare plan compliance/administrative matters and IRS and DOL practices and procedures. He advises plan sponsors and institutional clients with regard to establishing policies and procedures to facilitate regulatory compliance. Mr. Langdon also represents issuers, underwriters and investors with respect to employee benefit plan considerations in connection with public offerings and private placement transactions.
Mr. Langdon is a graduate of Creighton University School of Law where he was a member of the Creighton Law Review and Moot Court Board. He also received his bachelor degree from Creighton. Mr. Langdon attended the Institute for Employee Benefit Training in Philadelphia. In addition to the practice of law, Mr. Langdon's work experience includes employment with a national actuarial and consulting firm and serving as the manager of the institutional trust division of an internationally recognized banking organization. He served as President of The Pension Council of the Midlands from 2003 to 2006 and is a member of the Western Pension and Benefits Council. Mr. Langdon has a peer review rating of AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected by his peers for inclusion inTheBest Lawyers inAmerica listing for Employee Benefits Law.
•Serving as counsel to several clients in mergers and acquisitions with respect to employee benefit plans and due diligence.
•Representing numerous clients in connection with IRS and DOL submissions, including applications to serve as a non-bank trustee and custodian, private letter ruling requests, determination letter applications, rulings and voluntary correction and delinquent filer programs.
•Providing retirement plan design counsel and documentation for corporate, tax-exempt and governmental entities.
•Advising clients with respect to prohibited transaction exemptions and fiduciary obligations.
August 31, 2013Employees Buy Team Software
August 15, 2013Record Number of Kutak Rock Attorneys Named Best Lawyers
Forty-seven Kutak Rock attorneys reprenting 10 of the firm's 16 offices have been listed inThe Best Lawyers in America 2014.
July 9, 2013Evaluation Minimizes Tax Impact on Joint Venture's Retirement Plan
May 1, 2013Successful Merger of Employee Benefit Plans
Kutak Rock serves as lead counsel, fixing conflicting benefit plans.
April 25, 2013DOL Guidance on Target Date Funds
March 7, 2013Deadline To Pay Last Year's Compensation
September 7, 2012Best Lawyers Increase by 50% to 45 attorneys
Forty-five Kutak Rock lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion inThe Best Lawyers in America2013.
March 16, 2012Kraft Foods Settles ERISA Fiduciary Suit for $9.5M
After five years of drawn-out litigation, the ERISA class action lawsuit,George v. Kraft Foods Global, Inc.,recently settled for a total of $9.5 million.
February 13, 2012CMS Creditable Coverage Disclosure Deadline February 29
February 6, 2012Disclosure Requirements for Retirement Plans Begin
July 1, 2014Supreme Court Limits Reach of Contraceptive Mandate
On June 30, 2014, the Supreme Court ruled that under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, closely-held for-profit corporations are not required to pay for contraceptives if doing so would violate the corporation's sincerely held religious beliefs. For more information on the major parts of the decision and its impact on employers, please read our client alert. Client Alert
June 26, 2014Supreme Court Holds There Is No Presumption of Prudence
On June 25, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling inFifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, a case involving an ESOP fiduciary's duties in deciding to sell or hold employer stock in an ESOP. For additional information, please read our client alert. Client Alert
June 20, 2014Reports to Congress Highlight Importance of Proactive HIPAA Compliance
April 10, 2014Windsor Amendments Required Before Year End For Some Retirement Plans
March 25, 2014Supreme Court Holds Severance Payments Are Generally Subject to FICA; SUB Payments Are Not
February 28, 2014Tax Reform Proposal Has Significant Impact on Employee Benefit Plans
February 20, 2014Health Care Reform: Final Regulations on Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions-Transitional Relief
Last week the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department issued Final Regulations relating to the Employer Shared Responsibility provisions of the Affordable Care Act. The Employer Shared Responsibility provisions require applicable large employers to provide health care benefits to full-time employees or risk paying substantial penalties. Client Alert
January 7, 2014Employee Benefits Newsletter - Winter 2013
November 5, 2013Retirement Plans: Year-End Reminders
Before year-end, plan sponsors should consider adding the following to their To Do lists. To learn more about what plan sponsors should consider adding to their To Do lists, read this client alert. Client Alert
November 5, 2013Health and Welfare Plans: Open Enrollment Reminders
Autumn means open enrollment season for most employers. Employers should confirm they are providing certain required notices to the proper parties. Some of these notices must be provided annually while others must be provided when an employee first enrolls in the plan. This Client Alert summarizes which notices should be provided and when. Client Alert
September 22, 2011Financial Services CLE 2011
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IRS Provides Additional Information on 409A Audit Initiative; Other 409A Matters
Alfred B. Fowler,Peter C. Langdon,Juliana Reno,John E. Schembari,Michelle M. Ueding, August 2, 2014
In May, the IRS announced that it had launched an audit initiative (the Initiative) to gauge compliance with the rules for nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements under Internal Revenue Code (Code) Section 409A. Yesterday, we participated in a national conference with the IRS where IRS...
Supreme Court Limits Reach of Contraceptive Mandate
Alfred B. Fowler,Peter C. Langdon,Juliana Reno,John E. Schembari,Michelle M. Ueding, July 11, 2014
On June 30, 2014, the Supreme Court ruled that under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, closely-held for-profit corporations are not required to pay for contraceptives if doing so would violate the corporation’s sincerely held religious beliefs. Below, we discuss the major parts of the...
Supreme Court Holds There Is No Presumption of Prudence
Alfred B. Fowler,Peter C. Langdon,Juliana Reno,John E. Schembari,Michelle M. Ueding, July 7, 2014
On June 25, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, a case involving an ESOP fiduciary’s duties in deciding to sell or hold employer stock in an ESOP. The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously rejected the “presumption of...
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