ERISA/Executive Compensation Attorney jobs in Michigan
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Southfield office of our client seeks benefit/ERISA attorney at law with 3-5 years of experience. The candidate will provide legal counsel to defined benefit, defined contribution, 401(k), health and welfare, apprenticeship, supplemental unemployment, apprenticeship and training, as well as governmental benefit plans in a time sensitive and often fast-paced environment. Will also be involved in collection litigation on behalf of the fund's joint delinquency committees. Review of investment management and related contractual arrangements common to multiemployer plans. Providing counsel regarding the application of and compliance with the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act as pertains to retirement, health and welfare and other employee benefit plans, programs and arrangements. Assisting in the drafting of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, health and welfare arrangements, and other employee benefit plans, programs and arrangements. Drafting legal summaries for client and case management purposes, describing legal concerns with employee benefit plans, programs and arrangements. Working daily with the benefits group to address and assist in resolving administrative concerns, including those relating to collectively bargained plans. Handling collection litigation on behalf of multiemployer plans. Drafting or editing plan documents, summary plan descriptions and other required documentation multiemployer benefit plans, programs and arrangements. Negotiating commercial agreements relating to multiemployer plan operations. Reviewing draft documents from clients and other stakeholders, and revise to reflect legal requirements as well as broader communication needs of the client. Assisting and managing responses to agency (e.g., IRS, DOL) inquiries regarding plan operations. Interfacing with agencies to assist in resolution of conflicts regarding plan operation. Advising employee benefits plans committees and board of trustees regarding operation in accordance with plan documents and applicable law. Reviewing and revising QDRO procedures, and assist in administration of procedures. Assisting in developing approach to and implementation of correction procedures for plan errors under IRS and DOL plan correction procedures. Providing advice and handling certain labor related matters, as needed. Maintaining and supporting a culture of legal compliance. Must be familiar and comfortable working with ERISA, HIPAA, PPACA, IRC, and related statutes. Strong working knowledge of the Internal Revenue Code and ERISA as pertains to employee benefit plans and program is essential. Working knowledge of US labor and employment laws and benefit plan litigation process is needed. Active license to practice law in Michigan, or the ability to obtain admission into the Michigan State Bar within a year of employment is needed.
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