Steve Barber is a partner in the Tampa office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Corporate Practice Group. Steve has more than 25 years of experience in the areas of ERISA transactional and compliance law and employee benefits law. Steve has worked extensively in the design, adoption, operation and administration of employee benefit plans, including preparation of all necessary plan documents.
He has provided counsel to numerous clients on ERISA fiduciary best practices and qualified plan corrections under compliance resolution programs sponsored by the IRS and the U.S. Department of Labor. He has also represented clients with respect to plan investigations by the Department of Labor and plan examinations by the IRS.
Steve has worked with clients in the design and implementation of non-qualified deferred compensation plans, including Section 409A compliance. He has significant experience working with welfare benefit plans (including major medical insurance plans, medical reimbursement plans, cafeteria plans and flexible spending accounts) and COBRA compliance.
PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES:
- American Bar Association
- The Florida Bar Tax Section
- Florida West Coast Employee Benefits Council
- The Group, Inc.
- Hillsborough County Bar Association
- Tampa Bay Pension Council
- University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D. 1979
- University of South Carolina, B.S. 1975
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