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Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation - District of Columbia
"She understands the practical realities and is able to give hands-on, practical advice." "She is very knowledgeable in the tax field and has good judgment." "She is very technically adept."
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Jodi Epstein has more than 20 years of experience with all aspects of employee benefits, with a particular focus on defined benefit plans and 401(k) plans. She is particularly adept at managing integrations after acquisitions, setting up new benefit platforms, pension plan lump sum windows and terminations, and advising qualified plan committees regarding their fiduciary duties. Jodi’s practice includes day-to-day compliance issues, such as assisting with implementation of new legislation and regulations, trouble-shooting when glitches arise in plan operations, and helping qualified plan committees monitor plan investments and plan vendors. Her practice also includes the one-of-a-kind issues that can arise, usually in connection with M&A activity.
Jodi is well-versed in the complexity and challenges raised by large controlled groups. Clients appreciate Jodi’s ability to manage projects involving multiple plan vendors, often on a tight timetable. Her client service and responsiveness are unsurpassed.
Harvard Law School, 1993, J.D., cum laude
Stanford University, 1988, B.A., with distinction
D.C. Bar Tax Section, Employee Benefits Committee
American Bar Association
June 13, 2018, “2018 Washington Update,” speaker, Plan Sponsor National Conference, Washington DC
June 13, 2018, “DC Bootcamp: Understanding ERISA and Fiduciary Fundamentals,” speaker, Plan Sponsor National Conference