Raymond P. Turner is Of Counsel with the Dallas office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Turner is Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is also Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rated (highest level of professional excellence).
Mr. Turner received his Bachelor of Arts degree,magna cum laude, from Louisiana State University. He graduated from Southern Methodist University where he was awarded a Juris Doctor Degree. 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.
Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
•Board Certified, Tax Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
•Past President, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Guild
Articles 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]