William Sweeney provides clients with practical solutions to solving complex employee benefit issues.Whether he is assisting clients with the design of new benefit plans or working through a government audit of existing plans, Bill is relied upon as a trusted member of clients’ benefits compliance teams.
As the laws governing employee benefits evolve in areas ranging from health care reform to pension protections, he is devoted to ensuring clients are aware of the latest compliance efforts and trends for providing comprehensive benefit programs to their employees.
Bill works with clients across all industries and has a broad-based practice that involves all areas of employee benefits law. He advises public, private and tax-exempt employers on the design, implementation, and administration of all types of welfare plans and tax-qualified retirement plans, including defined benefit, 401(k), 403(b), and 457(b).
He has significant experience in:
Working with multi-employer benefit funds and advising clients on withdrawal liability matters
Representing clients before the IRS and U.S. Department of Labor with respect to employee benefit plan audits and voluntary correction procedure filings
Handling employee benefit issues arising in merger and acquisitions
Bill also frequently counsels clients on Employee Retirement Income Security Act fiduciary compliance matters and conducts training related to COBRA and HIPAA compliance.
Articles in the National Law Review database by William P. Sweeney