Leech Tishman’s Employee Benefits attorneys offer companies and non-profit organizations in-depth knowledge on all aspects of qualified retirement plans, welfare and fringe benefits, executive and nonqualified deferred compensation, and similar programs.


Qualified and Retirement Plan Consulting
  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • ESOPs
  • Money purchase pension plans
  • Davis-Bacon/Prevailing Wage Plans
  • Defined benefit (including cash balance) plans
  • Summary plan descriptions
  • Determination letter applications
  • Plan terminations
  • Nondiscrimination testing
  • Employee plans compliance resolution system (EPCRS) applications
  • IRS and Department of Labor audits
  • Fiduciary issues and prohibited transactions
  • Due diligence related to mergers and acquisitions
  • Delinquent filer voluntary compliance program
  • Multiemployer plan withdrawal liability consulting
  • Employee / independent contractor issues
Welfare and Fringe Benefit Plan Consulting
  • Welfare benefit plans (including wrap plans)
  • Cafeteria and flexible spending account plans
  • Pre-tax transportation programs
  • VEBAs (and other types of trusts to fund welfare plans)
  • Educational assistance plans
  • Severance plans
  • Family and Medical Leave Act compliance
  • COBRA consulting
  • Due diligence on employee benefit programs prior to merger or acquisition
  • Affordable Care Act consulting
  • Nondiscrimination testing
Executive and Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation
  • Nonqualified deferred compensation plans
  • Top Hat plans
  • Stock appreciation rights (“SARs”) and phantom stock plans
  • Stock options
  • Restricted stock plans
  • Golden parachute consulting
  • 409A consulting
Plan Design and Consulting for Tax-Exempt Organizations and Governments
  • 403(b) plans
  • 457(b) plans
  • 457(f) consulting