Mr. Fredric S. Singerman’s practice includes all aspects of retirement and welfare plan design, establishment, amendment and termination. He is very familiar with the issues arising under cash balance, pension, equity and other sophisticated qualified plan designs.
Mr. Singerman also counsels clients on the difficult employee benefit issues that arise in connection with reductions-in-force, corporate restructuring and acquisition transactions, outsourcing and curtailment of benefits. He frequently represents clients in matters before the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.
A significant component of Mr. Singerman’s practice consists of advising publicly traded and private corporations on equity compensation plans, non-qualified retirement plans and executive compensation issues, including stock option plans, SERPs and deferred compensation agreements.
Mr. Singerman also advises on fiduciary and prohibited transaction issues arising under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. He has filed amicus briefs on behalf of various employer groups, including the United States Chamber of Commerce and the Information Technology Association of America, and has served as an expert witness in ERISA litigation.
- J.D., University of Chicago Law School (1982)
- B.A., University of Cincinnati (1979)
- Phi Beta Kappa
- American Bar Association (Tax Section, Employee Benefits Committee)
- District of Columbia Bar Association (Employee Benefits Committee)
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