Raymond P. Turner

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  • Of Counsel at Jackson Lewis P.C. (903 Attorneys)
  • 500 N Akard, Suite 2500, Dallas, TX 75219
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Biography

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]

In the News

May 30, 2018
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 30, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2018 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation...

May 31, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 31, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2017 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: Employee health and retirement plans,...

Blogs

Benefits Law Advisor
EIGHTH CIRCUIT RULES AGAINST THIRD PARTY ADMINISTRATOR IN CROSS-PLAN OFFSETTING IN GROUP HEALTH PLANS
April 18, 2019

On January 15, 2019, the federal Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in Peterson v. UnitedHealth Group, Inc., 913 F.3d, 769 (8th Cir. 2019), in which the Court upheld the federal district court’s holding that UnitedHealth Group, Inc.

By Raymond P. Turner

Benefits Law Advisor
DEDUCTIONS AND W-4S: EARLY 2018 RESPONSES TO TAX REFORM
March 12, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law on December 22, 2017 is prompting some prudent early tax 2018 actions by both employers and employees related to employee benefits.

By Raymond P. Turner

Benefits Law Advisor
2018 Tax Reform Series: A Change to Participant Loan Rollovers
January 2, 2018

One welcome qualified plan change under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the extension of the period within which a participant may pay the amount of an “offset” of an outstanding plan loan to another qualifying plan or IRA to accomplish a tax-free rollover of the loan offset amount.

By Raymond P. Turne

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Employee Benefits
  • Higher Education

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
214-647-2090  Phone
(214) 520-2008  Fax
www.jacksonlewis.com
University Attended:
Louisiana State University, B.A., Arts & Sciences, 1973
Law School Attended:
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., 1977
Year of First Admission:
1977
Admission:
1984, U.S. Tax Court; 1977, Texas; 1986, 8th Circuit Court of Appeals; 1983, Texas - N.D. Tex
Memberships:

Professional Associations and Activities

•American Bar Association
•Dallas Bar Association
•Texas State Bar

Languages:
German
Birth Information:
1952
ISLN:
903038315

Peer Reviews

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