Senior Employee Benefits (Retirement Plans) Attorney Job in Los Angeles, CA Near Me - 292906 |

Senior Employee Benefits (Retirement Plans) Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location California - Los Angeles

Job ID 5KYP292906

Experience Level Councel/Income Partner

Job Experience Min. 15 - Max. 18 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Practice Areas ERISA/Executive Compensation Transactions & Compliance

2023-04-20 03:05:34

Los Angeles office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a senior employee benefits (retirement plans) attorney with 15 years of knowledge of/experience with employee benefits law, specifically in areas such as ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code as they related to qualified retirement plans, including traditional defined benefit plans and defined contribution/401(k) plans. The candidate should preferably have experience with multi-employer plans, multiple employer plans, cash balance, and/or 403(b) plans. Experience counseling plan sponsors on benefit structures, tax qualification requirements, fiduciary duties in the administration of employee benefit plans, plan funding rules, plan investments, and benefits in the context of mergers and acquisitions/downsizing are required. Candidates with some or a combination of experience in these areas are encouraged to apply. Candidates with broad experience relating to other areas of employee benefits, such as executive compensation and health and welfare, are encouraged to apply, but candidates must have substantial qualified retirement plan experience. Must have prior substantial experience drafting and reviewing qualified retirement plan documents, including for individually-designed and pre-approved plans and amendments necessary to comply with changes in tax-qualification requirements, and experience advising on plan corrections, plan administration, plan governance, benefit claims, participant communications, and the selection and monitoring (and negotiation) of plan service provider agreements for retirement plans. Admission to practice law in one of the following jurisdictions is mandatory: Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Tennessee, or Washington, DC is mandatory.

The candidate should preferably have the highest level of legal and practical problem-solving skills, strong oral presentation, and client relations acumen. Must possess strong academic credentials and excellent communication and writing skills, especially in distilling complex matters into easy-to-understand, actionable advice, and substantial research experience. Juris Doctorate degree required.

The Los Angeles office of this large, national firm is among the largest of the firms offices, with especially strong practices in the areas of labor and employment law and health care law. Offering services to a wide variety of clients both in southern California and nationally the firms attorneys also regularly practice in areas that include general litigation, government contracts, intellectual property, and corporate and securities law. Many of the firms partners have served in key government positions with, among others, the U.S. Departments of Justice, Labor and Health and Human Services, the National Labor Relations Board, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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