Barbara Pletcher

(415) 788-3111  
(415) 421-2017  
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Education

  • J.D., 1984,
    University of California
    Boalt Hall School of Law
    Order of the Coif
    Member, California Law Review
  • B.A. with honors, 1967
    Smith College

Professional Career

  • 2007 - Present
    Special Counsel
    Trucker Huss
    San Francisco, California
  • Before joining Trucker Huss, Ms. Pletcher was a Partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP, and prior to that a Partner at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, LLP

Professional Licenses
and Affiliations

  • Member, The State Bar of California
  • Member, American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, Committee on Employee Benefits
  • Member, Western Pension & Benefits Council
  • Honors Witt Budge Community Service Award from Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP for medical work in Vietnam, Haiti, Guatemala, and Ecuador

Barbara has over 20 years of experience as an employee benefits attorney. Her practice currently focuses on design and compliance issues related to pension, 401(k), health and welfare, and non-qualified deferred compensation plans. She is well acquainted with complexities generated by legacy pension plans and with technical issues involved in administering VEBA Trusts and cafeteria plans.