Betsy A. Olson



Betsy Olson advises plan sponsors on the design and operation of qualified retirement plans and health and welfare plans to ensure compliance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue Code. Betsy has experience drafting and negotiating service provider contracts, preparing government filings, resolving pension and health plan claims, correcting retirement plan qualification and operational failures under the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) correction program, and responding to IRS inquiries and penalty assessments based on Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting. She also assists with U.S. Department of Labor audits, conducts employee benefit due diligence reviews and drafts plan documents, summary plan descriptions and employee communications.

Prior to joining the firm, Betsy was an employee benefits associate at an Am Law 100 firm.


Bar Admissions



University of North Carolina School of Law
J.D. magna cum laude, Note & Comment Editor - Journal of International Law & Commercial Regulation (2007-2008) (2008)

University of Wisconsin
B.A. with distinction (2004)

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