Employee Benefits

Leech Tishman’s Employee Benefits Subgroup offers companies and non-profit organizations in-depth knowledge on all aspects of qualified retirement plans, welfare and fringe benefits, executive and nonqualified deferred compensation, and similar programs.

Our Employee Benefits Subgroup has experience in the following areas:

  • Qualified and Retirement Plan Consulting
      • Design and Drafting of:
        • 401(k) and Profit-Sharing Plans
        • ESOPs
        • Money Purchase Pension Plans
        • Defined Benefit (including Cash Balance Plans)
        • Summary Plan Descriptions
      • Determination Letter Applications
      • Plan Terminations
      • Nondiscrimination Testing
      • Correcting Problems
        • Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS) Applications
      • Assistance with Other Matters
        • IRS and Department of Labor Audits
        • Fiduciary Issues and Prohibited Transactions
        • Due Diligence related to Mergers and Acquisitions
        • Delinquent Filer Voluntary Compliance Program
        • Multiemployer Plan Withdrawal Liability Consulting
  • Welfare and Fringe Benefit Plan Consulting
      • Plan Design and Drafting for:
        • Welfare Benefit Plans (including Wrap Plans)
        • Cafeteria and Flexible Spending Account Plans
        • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Plans
        • Pre-Tax Transportation Programs
        • VEBAs (and Other Types of Trusts to Fund Welfare Plans)
        • Educational Assistance Plans
        • Severance Plans
      • Family and Medical Leave Act Compliance
      • COBRA Consulting
      • Due Diligence on Employee Benefit Programs Prior to Merger or Acquisition
      • Affordable Care Act Consulting
      • Nondiscrimination Testing
  • Executive and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation
      • Plan Design and Drafting for:
        • Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans
        • Top Hat Plans
        • Stock Appreciation Rights and Phantom Stock Plans
        • Stock Options
        • Restricted Stock Plans
      • Golden Parachute Consulting
      • 409A Consulting
  • Plan Design and Consulting for Tax-Exempt Organizations and Governments
      • Plans for Governmental Organizations
        • 403(b) Plans
        • 457(b) Plans
      • 457 (f) Consulting