ERISA/Benefits Attorney

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Project Description

This is a 30-40 hour per week contract assignment available for 2-3 months. The ERISA/benefits attorney must work on-site at the client’s office, which is located in the northern area of the Metroplex.


  • Performing analysis and risk management for subsidiary entities
  • Providing support for M&A transactions, including diligence, drafting appropriate representations, and overseeing transition of employees
  • Amending plan documents and drafting corporate approval for internal employee benefits and compensation programs
  • Researching “top hat” plan tests from case law for ongoing nonqualified deferred compensation plan operation for exemption from most ERISA provisions (fiduciary, vesting, etc.)
  • Analyzing current and proposed compensation plans and arrangements across the firm for compliance with Code Section 409A
  • Drafting and reviewing employee communications and required participant disclosures (e.g., summary plan descriptions, summaries of benefits and coverage, COBRA notices, ACA reporting, etc.)
  • Supporting ERISA claims and appeals processes and responding to ERISA document requests
  • Researching and analyzing operational questions concerning employee benefit plan compliance (retirement, nonqualified deferred compensation, health and welfare, wellness programs, etc.) and specific employee questions/issues


  • At least three years of experience with ERISA/benefits in either a corporate or law firm setting
  • Knowledge in a variety of employee benefits
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Solid academic credentials from a top law school
  • Must have an active law license

This Project is seeking consultants.

Project Location:
This is not a remote position.
This position does not require travel.

Project Salary - Hourly
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Functional Expertise

  • Contract Attorney
  • Employment

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