Allison Wilkerson is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Dallas office. She focuses her practice on employee benefits matters.
Allison has extensive experience handling matters pertaining to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs). With respect to ERISA, Allison focuses on compliance issues and the Internal Revenue Code related to employee benefits, including qualified plans, nonqualified plans, and executive and deferred compensation. She advises employers on the design, implementation, and administration of tax qualified retirement plans and nonqualified retirement plans, providing guidance as to administrative and operational matters relating to such plans, and assisting in plan correction through various benefit plan correction programs offered by both the Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service. Allison has also advised employers with respect to issues raised in connection with corporate mergers, acquisitions and divestitures as they relate to the various benefit plans maintained by the affected corporate entity or entities.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Allison Wilkerson