Mr. Lacey, who serves on the firm’s executive committee, practices primarily in the areas of income taxation, ERISA, employee benefits, and executive compensation. He represents both employers and service providers with a wide variety of employee benefit plan and executive compensation issues, including design and administration of welfare benefit plans and qualified and nonqualified pension, retirement savings, and deferred compensation plans. He also represents clients related to the tax and business aspects of entity formation, tax-advantaged exchanges and reorganizations, and tax controversies. An LL.M., he is a fellow in the American College of Tax Counsel, a member of the ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits, and a contributing author and seminar speaker for Thomson Reuters/EBIA. He was named 2014, 2017, and 2020 Wichita Lawyer of the Year in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law by Best Lawyers©.
American Bar Association Taxation and Health Law Section Member, 2019-2020 Co-Chair Heath Law Section Membership Committee; ABA member Joint Committee on Employee Benefits (JCEB) and Chair of CLE committee; ABA conference co-chair JCEB Spring Update Conference; ABA Conference Co-Chair, JCEB National Institute on Health and Welfare Benefit Plans. Contributing author and seminar speaker for Thomson Reuters/EBIA.