January 21, 2021

Volume XI, Number 21

Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group

Keeping pace with the changes and complexities of the regulatory environment, we help plan sponsors and service providers mitigate risk and advance critical HR objectives. With comprehensive service offerings, we consider your distinct needs and concerns in developing or modifying benefits plans and executive compensation arrangements. When it helps you, we form multidisciplinary teams — often comprising colleagues from our corporate, employment, health, insurance, investment management and litigation practice groups. Through these collaborations, we identify creative resolutions to our clients’ most vexing problems and uncover opportunities that might otherwise go unseen. Whether you’re a benefits plan fiduciary, a government or other tax-exempt employer, a privately held company or a public company, we provide practical counsel and customized strategies to address your specific challenges and opportunities.


Articles in the National Law Review database by Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group

Faegre Drinker’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group is a National Law Review Go-To Thought Leader for their in-depth analysis of employer-sponsored retirement plans, health and welfare plans and executive compensation concerns. Topics addressed include executive compensation reporting changes, how rehiring employees could prevent partial plan terminations, and the tax implications and the pitfalls associated with excessive executive compensation paid by tax-exempt organizations.  Additionally, Faegre Drinker provided valuable guidance to 401k Plan Sponsors regarding how to help employees during the COVID-19 pandemic under the provisions of the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act), including changes in participant loan repayments, available increases in loan amounts, and changes in hardship distribution rules. Regular contributors from Faegre Drinker’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group include; Bruce L. Ashton,  Mona Ghude,  Christine M. Kong,  Elizabeth Olson,  Monica Novak and Fred Reish.