Morgan Lewis provides a full range of services in connection with the development, maintenance, and compliance of employee benefits plans (retirement and health and welfare plans) and executive compensation plans and programs (nonqualified, deferred compensation, and equity compensation plans and programs). Our services include providing compliance advice regarding governing laws and regulations; advising with regard to fiduciary obligations and responsibilities; counseling on investment of plan assets; assisting with plan design and funding strategies; preparing plan documents, amendments, summary plan descriptions (SPDs), and participant communications; assisting with the management and operation of plans (including internal audits); negotiating third-party vendor agreements on behalf of our plan clients; and providing assistance with benefits and compensation matters that arise during mergers and acquisitions and other types of transactions. With approximately 75 lawyers and other professionals, Morgan Lewis’s employee benefits and executive compensation practice is one of the largest in the nation.
• Ranked in Band 1 for “Nationwide: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation” in Chambers USA from 2010 to 2017
• Fourteen employee benefits and executive compensation lawyers recognized as leaders in their field by Chambers 2017
• Ranked in Tier 1 for Employee Health and Retirement Plans by The Legal 500 US (2014-2017)
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Bitman, Craig A.
Cogill, Jean (Jeanie)
Hevener, Mary (Handy) B.
Lauriero, Gina Lyn