Axley’s employee benefits attorneys provide advice to clients regarding the choice of employee benefit plans, such as:
  • Retirement plans
  • Employee welfare plans
  • Health insurance plans
  • Life insurance plans

Our employee benefits attorneys also advise on the operation of such plans. We also represent plans and employers in disputes with state or federal regulatory authorities or employees. This includes drafting or reviewing contracts with plan administrators, and assisting in internal audits of plans to identify areas of noncompliance and suggestions for improvement.

Employee Benefits Attorneys

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Client Successes

Some of our past experience in the field.
Federal Court Case - First Published Decision Addressing Validity of Multiple Administrator Contracts
Obtained summary judgment in favor of school district where federal court dismissed an administrator's due process liberty and property claims, along with related state claims for breach of contract, promissory estoppel and defamation, all of which related to the administrator's actions in seeking to obtain his early retirement benefits before he actually retired. The court also issued the first published decision addressing the validity of multiple administrator contracts under Wis. Stat. §118.24. See 2010 WL 2757336 (W.D. Wis.) and 2010 WL 2517564 (W.D. Wis.)
ESOP & Other Programs
Represented corporation in connection with employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) transaction and implementing deferred compensation program

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Proposed Changes to Overtime Regs Lead List of Wage and Hour Issues to Watch

In March 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced two proposed rules that would affect overtime. The first rule...
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Employers Face Complications if Stock Options are Transferred in a Divorce

Employers may get dragged into an employee’s divorce when stock options are involved. Determining whether stock options may be transferred...

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