With extensive experience in retirement plans, Erik is a trusted adviser in the design and administration of 401(k) plans, defined benefit plans (both traditional and cash balance), profit-sharing plans, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and 403(b) plans. He frequently advises clients regarding compliance with ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code, including governance and fiduciary matters and representation before the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Labor in connection with plan audits and correction programs.
Health and Welfare Plans
Erik counsels clients on a multitude of issues relating to health and welfare plans, including the Affordable Care Act, COBRA, and other applicable state and federal laws.
Executive Compensation Arrangements
Erik advises clients in the design and administration of nonqualified deferred compensation plans, equity incentive plans, and executive employment, change of control and severance agreements, including assessment of Code section 409A and 457(f) compliance issues.
In addition to his counseling practice, Erik also frequently advises clients on employee benefits and executive compensation issues arising in mergers and acquisitions.