Patricia S. Cain advises employers on a broad range of employee benefit matters, including counseling employers on the design, implementation and administration of broad-based pension and health care plans, executive compensation arrangements and early retirement programs. She represents employers in ruling requests and controversies before the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. She also represents employers in disputes arising under benefit plans, both in the administrative claims process and in federal court.
Patty’s representation of employers includes the following:
Preparing or reviewing plan documents and participant communications for alignment with employer’s objectives and legal compliance;
Educating employees who are fiduciaries on their responsibilities with respect to benefit plans;
Advising employers on proposed changes to benefit plans to meet the employer’s objectives; and
Assessing costs and risks associated with benefit plans in connection with buying or selling a business.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Patricia S. Cain