Scott E. Galbreath

Scott E. Galbreath leads the Equity and Executive Compensation Practice Team. He has more than 30 years of experience representing employers in ERISA, employee benefits, and executive compensation matters. Scott’s extensive experience includes working with clients on all types of nonqualified deferred compensation plans, supplemental executive retirement plans, 457(b) and 457(f) plans for executives of tax-exempt […]

Joelle Tavan

Joelle concentrates her practice on qualified retirement plans, including defined benefit plans and defined contribution plans (such as 401(k), profit sharing, ESOPs and money purchase pension plans), and plans of tax-exempt entities and public employers. Joelle advises public and private employers on all aspects of the design, operation, and compliance of their tax qualified retirement […]

Brian D. Murray

Brian Murray concentrates his practice in the area of employee benefits, with a focus on ERISA litigation.  He represents plan sponsors, trustees, and other fiduciaries in a wide range of employee benefits cases, including 401(k) class action litigation, claims for retirement, medical, disability and other benefits, ESOP and multiemployer pension plan disputes, and cases involving […]

Barbara Pletcher

Barbara has over 30 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 […]

Jahiz Noel Agard

Jahiz concentrates his practice in the areas of health and welfare plans and qualified retirement plans. He assists clients in drafting plan documents, amendments, and SPDs; resolving ERISA and Internal Revenue Code compliance issues; reviewing appeals to denied claims; and addressing various litigation matters (including multiemployer plan withdrawal liability). Jahiz previously served as the Newsletter […]