Locke Lord LLP

Edward A. Razim III

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Practice Areas

Ed Razim is Chair of the Firm's Employee Benefits practice group. Ed's practice includes drafting and implementing employee benefit and executive compensation programs for large and small employers; addressing compliance issues regarding Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code and various equity compensation plan design matters; addressing employee benefits matters in corporate mergers and acquisitions; resolving unique plan design issues faced by controlled groups of corporations or businesses; consulting employers and plan administrators on plan design and compliance matters; and negotiating with the Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of Labor and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation on a variety of audit and compliance matters. Ed also has worked extensively with non-profit and tax-exempt organizations on a variety of tax issues.

Personal

J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, 1992; B.A., Political Science, cum laude, Miami University, 1989; B.A., International Studies, cum laude, Miami University, 1989