Employee Benefits

Employee Benefits Summary

With employee benefits becoming a large and growing segment of an employer’s total labor costs, it is crucial that employers get the most out of each dollar spent. Our employee benefits attorneys are experienced in assisting employers in complying with the complex and frequently changing rules governing employee benefits. Our lawyers at Fraser Trebilcock also devote substantial amounts of time to advising clients of legislative and regulatory changes in employee benefits law, and frequently write and lecture on employee benefits topics.

Matters routinely handled by our employee benefits attorneys include:

  • 403(b) Plans
  • Church and Governmental Plans
  • Cafeteria Plans
    • Premium conversion plans
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Dependent care accounts
    • Medical expense reimbursement accounts
  • Compensation Planning
  • ERISA Compliance
  • Health and Welfare Benefit Plans
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA)
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • COBRA Compliance
  • Education Assistance Programs
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Health Care Reform
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans and 409A Issues
    • SERPs
    • Stock Appreciation Rights Plans
    • Split Dollar Life Insurance
    • Stock Option Plans
  • Qualified Retirement Plans
    • Age-weighted and cross-tested plans
    • Cash balance plans
    • Defined benefit plans
    • 401(k) plans
    • Money purchase pension plans
    • Profit sharing plans
  • Transportation Fringe Benefit Plans
  • Wrap Plans
  • 457 Plans
Employee Benefits Sub Practices

We commonly provide employee benefits legal services to solve a specific problem and help our clients stay compliant with employee benefits regulations.

Deferred & Executive Compensation

Our employee benefits attorneys design, draft and provide compliance consulting with respect to all types of nonqualified deferred compensation plans and other executive compensation arrangements for both taxable and tax-exempt businesses.

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ERISA & Health Care Litigation

Deep knowledge of the regulatory and specialized litigation requirements of ERISA and other health law areas enables our employee benefits attorneys to effectively and efficiently represent our clients, and to counsel clients to avoid and manage potential disputes.

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Health & Welfare Benefits

Our experienced employee benefits lawyers specialize in health and welfare matters alone, which provides the deep-rooted knowledge and understanding of the legal complexities that gives you extremely efficient and effective service.

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Health Care Reform

Health care reform is dramatically changing the legal landscape of health care coverage in the United States. We have assembled a cross-departmental team of employee benefits and health care law attorneys, who counsel employers and corporations of all sizes throughout the country.

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Retirement Plans

Our employee benefits attorneys design, draft and provide document compliance services for all types of defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans—with your unique needs in mind.

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