• What Does an Employee Benefits Lawyer Do?

    Employee benefits lawyers are legal professionals who specialize in employer-backed benefits that include, but aren’t limited to, retirement savings accounts, compensation plans, profit sharing, life insurance, health insurance and employee severance...
  • What is ERISA Law?

    The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, more commonly known as ERISA, established the standards on pension plans and the federal tax requirements on transactions involving employee retirement benefits. The U.S. Department of Labor refers...
  • What is a Fringe Benefit?

    Put simply, a fringe benefit is compensation an employee receives that isn’t part of their base salary or structured commission or bonus incentive. So, a fringe benefit could include things like clothes and equipment, a one-off award or a housing...