Retirement, Health and Employee Benefits

The attorneys in our firm are experienced in retirement, health and employee benefits law.  It is our goal to provide you with creative solutions and advice with respect to your specific needs and objectives.  With our understanding in retirement, health and employee benefits we understand how the Internal Revenue Code and ERISA govern the design and administration of these benefit plans.  With this in mind, we will strive to provide you with advice and solutions in a timely and efficient manner.

We provide advice and counsel to companies and individuals alike who are seeking answers to their benefit questions.  Our attorneys are knowledgeable in all aspects of retirement plans, including plan design, qualification and terminations under ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code.  In addition to retirement plans, we have designed and drafted group health and medical plans under the Internal Revenue Code and ERISA. Additionally, we provide advice and counsel with respect to other laws relating to retirement benefit plans such as HIPPA, COBRA and FMLA.    We have litigated in federal trial and appellate courts in matters relating to failure to pay claims, fiduciary breaches by plan trustees and administrators and non-compliance with the retirement or health plan documents.

Our attorneys will assist you in matters such as:

  • ERISA compliance
  • Retirement and health plan design, implementation and tax qualification
  • Department of Labor (DOL) audits
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS) audits
  • Plan administration
  • Merger and acquisition considerations
  • Third party administration
  • Retirement benefits
    • 401k 
    • 403b 
    • Profit sharing 
    • Pensions
    • IRA 
    • ESOP
    • PERS and other governmental plans
  • Employee benefits
    • Retirement 
    • Health 
    • Disability 
    • Life 
    • Annuity
  • Retirement planning
    • Distributions 
    • Rollover 
    • Early retirement 
    • Taxation 
  • Welfare benefit plans, including VEBAs and self-insured or self-funded health or medical plans
  • Healthcare coverage and benefits
  • Medical reimbursement claims
  • Benefit claims
    • Health 
    • Insurance 
    • Retirement 
  • Retirement funding
  • Claims review procedures, including participant or beneficiary benefit claims, appeal and litigation
  • Fiduciary responsibility
    • Fiduciary fraud
    • Breach of fiduciary duty 
    • Prudent man rule 
    • Trustee claims
    • Plan administrator claims
    • Investment policies 
    • Prohibited transactions
    • Self dealing
    • Benefit denial
  • ERISA litigation and administrative proceedings
  • HIPPA and COBRA compliance

When you need a law-firm in Jackson, Mississippi experienced and knowledgeable in business, tax, ERISA and estate matters, please call our office at 601-709-7000 or contact us online so we may assist you.