Raymond P. Turner: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Raymond P. Turner

Of Counsel
Dallas,  TX  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Employee Benefits Counseling and Litigation
  • Benefits Counseling
University Louisiana State University, B.A., Arts & Sciences, 1973
Law SchoolSouthern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., 1977
Admitted1977, Texas; 1986, 8th Circuit Court of Appeals; 1984, U.S. Tax Court; 1983, Texas - N.D. Tex

Bar & Professional Association Memberships
American Bar Association
Dallas Bar Association
Texas State Bar


Raymond P. Turner is Of Counsel in the Dallas, texas, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He is Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Coming out of a strong tax background, Mr. Turner has developed extensive experience in all aspects of employee benefits law, including the design and maintenance of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, welfare plans, equity and executive compensation, ERISA Title I fiduciary and other matters, governmental plans, church plans, dealing with plans in mergers and acquisitions and representing clients in plan-related audits and other matters before the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Labor. Of note is that Mr. Turner has advised a foreign government on the privatization of its social security system.

With almost 30 years in employee benefits practice, Mr. Turner is among the firm's most experienced lawyers in this important field.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Dallas Symphony Orchestra Guild, Past President

Published Works

• Non-Complying ERISA Claims Procedures Could Be Costly, Mealey's Litigation Report ERISA 37 1.8 (December 2002) [Author]
• Foreign Taxation Highlights of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, The International Lawyer 21 (Spring 1987) [Author]


Benefits Law Advisor
July 14, 2015

Frequently a plan sponsor's operational failure to follow the terms of its 401(k) or other qualified plan can be corrected under the IRS's Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (“EPCRS”) (described at http://www.irs.gov/Retirement-Plans/EPCRS-Overview) with a retroactive amendment instead of a sometimes expensive financial correctio

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Raymond P. Turner

500 N Akard, Suite 2500
DallasTX 75219


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