WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 25, 2021 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that partner Bruce J. McNeil recently authored a new edition of the Journal of Pension Planning & Compliance. Published by Wolters Kluwer, this journal is considered the leading source for in-depth coverage of pension compliance and design issues.
From complex plan qualification problems to new developments in employee benefits to the latest legislative news, the Journal targets the full range of critical pension and benefits issues affecting one’s clients or company including significant decisions and rulings from the federal courts, IRS, DOL and PBGC, and detailed strategies for avoiding problems with federal agencies. The Journal includes the latest information on nondiscrimination regulations, plan administration and design, legislation and legislative trends, tax law, and fiduciary liability.
McNeil is a Partner with Leech Tishman and a member of the Employment & Labor Practice Group where he leads the ERISA, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group. He is based in the Washington, D.C. office, where he focuses his practice on assisting clients in a variety of employee benefits matters including tax-qualified plans, executive and nonqualified deferred compensation plans, as well as the tax aspects of equity, phantom equity and employee benefits litigation.
McNeil regularly advises clients on a wide variety of issues with respect to tax-qualified retirement plans, including 401(k) plans, 403(b) and 457 plans, nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements, equity arrangements, split-dollar life insurance arrangements, COLI, and other forms of executive compensation. He counsels clients on all aspects of tax-qualified and executive and nonqualified deferred compensation plans and arrangements for taxable and tax-exempt employers, employee benefit issues in mergers and acquisitions, fiduciary responsibility and prohibited transaction issues.
McNeil also has experience in practicing before the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Labor and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation in examinations, correction programs, and ruling requests. He has served as an expert in a number of federal hearings and investigations.
As a leader in employee benefits law, McNeil serves on the board of directors of the Plan Sponsor Council of America and is chair of its Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Western Pension & Benefit Council. In addition to serving as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pension Planning & Compliance he also serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Deferred Compensation: Nonqualified Plans and Executive Compensation, quarterly publications published by Wolters Kluwer.
In addition, McNeil was an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota Law School, and is a frequent lecturer on employee benefits matters. He has authored more than 40 books on various employee benefit matters, including nonqualified deferred compensation plans published by Thomson Reuters, and more than 100 articles on related employee benefit topics.
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