GrayRobinson's Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) attorneys have extensive experience in the area of employee benefits and are one of the largest practice teams in Florida. Recognized as a statewide leader in this particular field, our ERISA attorneys are experienced in qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, stock option and other executive compensation plans and fringe and welfare benefit plans.
Although our ERISA attorneys have experience in all aspects of ERISA, each concentrates on certain subspecialty areas, which include ERISA litigation, Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), benefit issues relating to corporate acquisitions, nonqualified arrangements, fringe and welfare benefit plans, etc. We believe this approach permits us to provide the highest-quality service in these areas. Our paralegals are highly skilled ERISA technicians with extensive experience who also have significant previous experience in the retirement plan record-keeping industry. Their skills make them an invaluable resource and greatly assist in reducing client legal costs.
Our ERISA attorneys in this department focus on the design, drafting, implementation and operation of all types of retirement and welfare benefit plans. The firm currently represents approximately 30 "qualified" retirement plans. We represent plans maintained by publicly traded and privately held employers, tax-exempt employers and governmental employers.
Our Employee Benefits lawyers are highly regarded for their ingenuity and innovation. We believe that our depth and breadth of experience allow us to develop imaginative solutions to difficult problems - enabling us to be uniquely responsive to our clients' needs. The Department has a significant level of interaction and long term relationships with the national and regional offices of the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Labor. These relationships have often proven beneficial to our clients, and our reputation is such that our opinions are often solicited by both governmental agencies and professional associations on matters of policy. In addition, our employee benefits lawyers speak regularly at local and national continuing education conferences on employee benefits issues. Further, our attorneys have published various articles and treatises on all types of employee benefits plan issues.
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