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Kara Backus

Portland, USA USA Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
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Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation - Oregon

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Kara Backus of Lane Powell provides high-end advice to employees on a wide variety of matters. She is highly adept at handling issues related to health and welfare, as well as retirement plans. She also enjoys an excellent reputation for her ERISA compliance and state insurance law expertise.
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Kara Backus' practice is exclusively in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation. Kara enjoys working with clients to help them better understand and solve their often complex employee benefits issues.

She has experience with qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, health and welfare benefit plans, executive compensation issues, and the employee benefits aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Kara counsels clients to design and draft benefit plans, monitor compliance with new legislation, analyze regulatory guidance under the Internal Revenue Code and ERISA, and to interact with the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Labor regarding plan issues. Kara also advises clients on COBRA and HIPAA issues, fiduciary responsibility, and prohibited transaction requirements.

Personal

Outside of work, Kara enjoys reading fiction, gardening, and getting outside in rain or shine with her husband and young son.

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Kara Backus

Lane Powell PC

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601 SW Second Avenue

Suite 2100

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OR 97204-3158

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