ERISA and Employee Benefits

ERISA and Employee Benefits


The attorneys in the ERISA and Employee Benefits Practice Group advise clients on both day-to-day issues as well as business transactions including purchases and sales of businesses and restructurings. We work with our clients to design and implement tax qualified and non-qualified retirement and compensation arrangements, including equity and non-equity based arrangements, 401(k), employee stock ownership, pension, profit-sharing, 457 and 403(b) plans and deferred compensation arrangements. We advise and counsel employers of all sizes on the design, creation, compliance and operation of all types of employee benefits and ERISA law. We have experience with qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, welfare plans, and deferred compensation arrangements. We regularly represent employers and advise on employee benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions as well as assist companies in resolving IRS audits and Department of Labor investigations of employee benefit plans. Our clients include private companies and non-profit organizations.

Our team is equipped to help you design the most beneficial compensation and benefit programs for your business, including: retirement plans, health and welfare plans, fringe benefit plans, and executive compensation programs.

We work with clients to make sure that they maintain compliance with federal tax laws, ERISA, securities laws and state laws and advise on the impact of laws and regulations governing employee benefits, including ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, COBRA, HIPAA, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, Sarbanes-Oxley, WARN Act, and other federal and state rules.

Our services include:

  • Employee Benefits
  • Welfare plans
  • HIPAA compliance
  • COBRA compliance
  • ESOPs
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Bankruptcy and underfunded plans
  • Fiduciary counseling and litigation
  • Deferred compensation arrangements
  • Long-term incentive plans
  • Performance (162(m)) plans
  • 409A compliance
  • Separation agreements
  • Securities compliance
  • Executive Compensation
  • Employment agreements

January 9, 2019Gary S. Young Joins Mandelbaum Salsburg's Corporate and Employment Practices

We are pleased to announce that Gary S. Young has joined the Firm as a Member in both the Corporate and ERISA and Employee Benefits Practice Groups. Gary has over 40 years of legal experience concentrating his practice on ERISA, employee benefits, executive compensation and assisting businesses and individuals with drafting business formation contracts and documents and advising on tax audit rules. Click here to read more....

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May 2, 2018Employment Law Alert: Governor Murphy Signs "Pro Employee" Law

On May 2, 2018 Gov. Phil Murphy signed another "pro-employee" law, the New Jersey Earned Sick and Safe Days Act (the "ESSDA"). The law comes on the heels of the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (the "AEPA") signed on April 24, 2018....

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13 Feb2017 Mandelbaum Salsburg Year in Review

We are pleased to share our 2017 Year in Review which highlights some of the Firm's notable successes during the last year. We are thankful to our clients who have allowed us to continue doing what we love. We continue to expand our practice areas and bench to reflect our clients needs....

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25 SepMandelbaum Salsburg to Host NJCFA "Yo-Pro Financial Planning Seminar"

Mandelbaum Salsburg is pleased to host the NJCFA's "Yo-Pro Financial Planning Seminar: A Real Life Road Map for Your Future" on October 12th!...

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