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  • Distinctions
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Overview

Tim is a seasoned attorney with experience providing ERISA advice and related services to a variety of plan sponsors and employee benefit plans, including corporate, nonprofit, multiemployer and governmental plans providing retirement, health, disability, dental and other welfare benefits. In the field of executive compensation, Tim assists employers, employees and parties in M&A transactions with equity and incentive compensation, including stock options, restricted stock and “phantom equity”; deferred compensation plans; and executive employment and severance agreements. Among other industries, Tim has represented clients in the financial, construction, clean energy, automation, medical, fashion, talent acquisition, real estate and legal industries.

Tim chairs the Fairfield County Bar Association Employment Law Committee, and co-chairs the Business Law Committee.

Experience

  • Advised and assisted 401(k) plan trustees in connection with plan terminations;
  • Reviewed and advised corporate clients and executive employees on proposed domestic and international M&A transactions with respect to employee benefits and executive compensation matters, including transaction bonuses and “golden parachute” issues;
  • Prepared and successfully obtained numerous IRS tax qualification letters and Voluntary Correction Program (VCP) compliance statements for employers’ qualified retirement plans;
  • Advised administrators of group health plans on questions and issues relating to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), COBRA, HIPAA and related federal regulation of health plans;
  • Represented plan sponsors in numerous U.S. Department of Labor audits/investigations of employee benefit plans for ERISA and ACA compliance;
  • Negotiated enhanced severance benefits, including extended medical coverage, for executive and professional employees after termination;
  • Pursued and successfully obtained monetary settlement on behalf of employer enforcing non-competition and non-solicitation agreements.

Distinctions

  •  Selected for inclusion as a Rising Star in Connecticut Super Lawyers® in the area of Employee Benefits, 2021
  • Selected for inclusion as a Rising Star in New York Metro Super Lawyers® in the area of Employee Benefits, 2018-2020

Affiliations

  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association

Events

Best Practices in Onboarding New Employees

12:30pm Online

Are You Ready? Law Firm Response to Cyber Attacks

9:00am Online