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Employee Benefits Counsel/Partner

Type Full-Time

Location Minnesota - Minneapolis

Job ID KPO5319573

Experience Level Councel/Income Partner

Job Experience Min. 10 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas ERISA/Executive Compensation Transactions & ComplianceERISA - General

2024-07-03 03:55:45

A law firm in Minneapolis, MN, is actively seeking an experienced Employee Benefits Counsel/Partner to join its team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in employee benefits law, including extensive experience with ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, and other applicable regulations. This position requires a Juris Doctorate, a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience, and a demonstrated ability to build and manage a practice.

Duties:

  • Provide legal counsel on matters related to qualified retirement plans, executive compensation, including nonqualified plans and equity compensation plans, and health and welfare benefits.
  • Utilize expertise in ESOP transactions, with a preference for hands-on experience.
  • Develop and manage a book of business, fostering client relationships and expanding the firm's presence in the employee benefits sector.
  • Oversee and collaborate with associate attorneys in the practice area.
  • Stay abreast of changes in employee benefits laws and regulations.
  • Advise clients on compliance with ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, and other relevant laws.
  • Contribute to the growth and strategic direction of the firm's employee benefits practice.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in employee benefits law.
  • Active license to practice law in Minnesota.
  • Proven experience with qualified retirement plans, welfare plans, and nonqualified plans.
  • Previous experience in ESOP transactions, with a preference for hands-on experience.
  • Ability to build and manage a practice, including potential supervision of associate attorneys.
  • Strong track record in a large law firm environment.

Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, and other employee benefits laws.
  • Excellent analytical, research, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Business development and client relationship management.
  • Leadership and mentorship abilities.
  • Strategic thinking and ability to contribute to firm-wide growth initiatives.

Associates at this prestigious firm applaud that they are given high-level work paired with ample resources; the result, they say, is that they receive interesting projects and valuable collaborations with senior associates and partners. They also praise its flexible face-time policies paired with market pay.

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