Mr. Chan is a partner in the Tax, Employee Benefits, and Executive Compensation Practice Groups in the firm's Los Angeles office.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Chan counsels employers with respect to the design, administration and legal compliance of qualified retirement plans, including defined benefit plans, employee stock ownership plans, tax-sheltered annuities and defined contribution plans. His experience in this area includes (i) advising plan sponsors (in addition to plan administrators, trustees and other plan fiduciaries) with respect to their fiduciary obligations, including reporting and disclosure requirements, under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended ("ERISA"), (ii) representing plan sponsors seeking amnesty under the Internal Revenue Service's Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System and the Department of Labor's Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program, and (iii) assisting plan sponsors with various other compliance issues that arise in the day-to-day operations of qualified retirement plans.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael Chan