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ProfileERISA Attorney The candidate will design, write, and update internal or external training modules on ancillary laws. Will Fee-for-Service Engagements (Corrections, Controlled Group Determinations, and Determination Letter Filings). Independently perform custom advanced external fee for service consultations (e.g., Non-Bank Trustee applications, group submissions, VFCP). Disputes, Policies, Inquiries and Subpoenas. Draft formal responses to legal or other inquiries to Attorneys, the IRS, DOL or other governmental agency. Draft template and customized correspondence and legal memorandum. Independently perform review and approval of QDROs and other advanced benefit claims processing (e.g., hardship distributions). Assist with QDRO consultations and other advanced benefit claims processing (e.g., hardship distributions). Independently perform review and approval of death claims. Assist with death claim consultations. Complete advanced legal research projects and present advanced legal research findings. Mentor associates to conduct retirement plan and legal research. Protecting, securing, and proper handling of all confidential data held by Company to ensure against unauthorized access, improper transmission, unapproved disclosure of information that could result in harm to company or clients.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have JD Degree from an accredited law school. Must be maintaining an active license in at least one Jurisdiction. Should have 5-7 years of experience of Industry. Write comprehensive findings and recommendations of advanced legal research projects (e.g., white paper). Retirement Technical Knowledge (QRP and specialty plans (e.g., 403 (b), 457, DB, Cash Balance, ESOP, non-qualified, 409(A)). Demonstrate basic understanding of ESOP, non-qualified plans, and 409A plans. Demonstrate functional knowledge of associated regulatory agencies (e.g., SEC, FINRA, NAFCU, FDIC, OCC, OTS). Demonstrate functional knowledge of retirement income planning strategies. Demonstrate knowledge of the various business structures (e.g., sole proprietor partnerships, corporations, LLC, Non-Profit, Stock Attribution, foreign affiliates). Demonstrate basic knowledge of state laws that apply to retirement plans (e.g., withholding, domestic relations, Debtor/Creditor, and preemption). Obtain continuing education credits to maintain licensure in at least one jurisdiction. Work with corporate legal counsel to review and draft agreements and perform other corporate legal work as necessary (e.g., copyright, trademark).