Michael Curto is the managing partner of the Washington DC office and a long-term leader of Squire Patton Boggs, having served in a number of firmwide management roles. Michael is a seasoned adviser to boards of directors and senior management teams, providing strategic guidance to employers in all industries on a diverse range of business and transactional matters, and in related litigation, regulatory and public policy projects.
Michael has specific expertise in employee benefits law. For more than 30 years, he has advised businesses in the private, public and nonprofit sectors on a broad array of legal, regulatory, public policy and market developments within the retirement and healthcare industries. Michael’s practice encompasses all matters relating to the analytical framework of ERISA (the federal law governing private sector employee benefit plans), as well as state statutes applicable to government sponsored plans, with a particular focus on counseling plan sponsors and fiduciaries regarding compliance with the complex rules governing investment and plan management decisions. Michael also has extensive experience assisting clients in their efforts to shape employee benefits legislation, regulations and public policies to ensure that their business model aligns with the current statutory and regulatory regime.
Michael has a deep and abiding commitment to public service and has served in leadership positions for a variety of organizations, including the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, the Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee, the Washington Council of Governments, the Caregiver Action Network (formerly the National Family Caregivers Association) and Georgetown University.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael A. Curto