Ben counsels employers on a broad range of qualified retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and other employee benefits arrangements, as well as executive compensation matters.
He provides advice on the design, implementation, and administration of qualified retirement plans, welfare benefit plans, and nonqualified deferred compensation plans, and advises on executive compensation matters with a focus on sections 409A, 457, 280G, 162(m), and 83 of the tax code. Ben also specializes in advising clients in transactional matters with respect to the challenges that arise from transitioning or terminating employee benefit plans, equity incentive plans and deferred compensation arrangements, negotiating purchase agreements, and golden parachute payment matters.
Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Ben was an associate at Choate, Hall & Stewart in Boston, MA. In addition, Ben has over a decade of public accounting experience and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Massachusetts.