Magan Pritam Ray

Magan Pritam Ray: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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Magan Pritam Ray has wide-ranging experience in all facets of employee benefits and ERISA matters, including the design, implementation and operation of retirement plans, health and welfare benefit plans, cafeteria plans, fringe benefit plans, and non-qualified deferred compensation programs. Magan focuses on counseling clients on the business impact, strategic response, plan design and compliance with health care reform. Magan regularly advises Fortune 100 companies on issues in mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs and joint ventures. Magan also has experience in representing companies undergoing employee benefits and tax audits before the IRS and Department of Labor.


•Design implement and provide advice on tax, ERISA, HHS and employment laws relating to:
•Tax qualified retirement plans
•Health care benefits (e.g. self-insured or fully insured medical, dental, vision, EAP benefits, wellness, HDHP/HSAs, HRAs, FSAs, on-site clinics, telemedicine and ancillary services)
•Welfare benefits (e.g. life, disability, AD&D, legal services, funded vacation, severance)
•Health care reform (Affordable Care Act)
•Nonqualified deferred compensation plans
•125/Cafeteria plans
•Fringe benefits (e.g. dependent care, transportation, educational assistance, adoption assistance)
•Provide advice on full array of benefit issues in mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs and joint ventures
•DOL and IRS voluntary compliance programs
•Fiduciary compliance, including training
•DOL, IRS and EDD audits
•ERISA Litigation

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Labor and Employment - Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, 2015-2018
•Listed, The Best Bay Area Lawyers, 2005-2006

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Benefits & Compensation
  • Tax
  • Labor & Employment
  • ERISA & Employee Benefits Litigation
  • Health Care & FDA Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
650.289.7874  Phone
650.328.8508  Fax
University Attended:
University of California at Berkeley, B.A., History, 1986; University of California at Berkeley, M.A., 1989
Law School Attended:
Stanford Law School, J.D., with distinction, 1994
Year of First Admission:
1995, California

Professional & Community Involvement

•Chair, ACLU of Northern California (2017)
•Member, American Bar Association
•Board of Directors, ACLU of Northern California
•Member, Executive Committee (2012-2014, 2017)
•Chair, Legislative Policy Committee (2013-2014)
•Member, Development Committee (2014-present)
•Member, Finance Committee and Investment Committee (2009-2014, 2017)
•Member, Personnel Committee (2009-2014, 2017)

Birth Information:
Mussoorie, India, November 4, 1963

Peer Reviews

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