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02/01/2019

Holland & Hart's Brenda Berg Appointed Tax and Benefits Practice Leader

Denver partner Brenda Berg has been appointed Practice Group Leader (PGL) for the firm’s Tax and Benefits group. A longtime leader in the firm, Brenda is replacing Denver partner Laura Dinan, who served as PGL for the Tax and Benefits group for the past three years. As PGL, Brenda will provide strategic leadership and management of the Tax and Benefits group as well as continuing to support her clients across tax and ERISA matters affecting employee benefit plans.

Serving individuals, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and family offices, Holland & Hart’s cross-disciplinary Tax and Benefits team brings together a suite of services that helps clients solve one-off matters as well as complex, interrelated challenges that can affect the financial health of any enterprise. Whether evaluating most favorable strategies to resolve tax controversy matters; managing employee benefit plans before, during, and after an acquisition; or planning for wealth preservation in the family office, our attorneys provide innovative solutions to daily challenges that can distract from the business of doing business. The team represents clients in state and local, federal, and international issues, and tailors solutions to client needs.

Brenda has been an employee benefits attorney for over 20 years and a third-party administrator for 401(k) plans before that. She helps employers stay ahead of their fiduciary duties and all of the changing rules and “best practices” that help their employee benefits programs run smoothly - and finding practical solutions when they don’t. Her experience includes advising companies on benefits plan corporate governance, fiduciary, tax and administration issues, drafting plan documents including defined benefit plans and welfare plans, and guiding employers through plan corrections and DOL and IRS audits, employee benefits due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, and Section 409A compliance.

The firm extends great appreciation to Laura Dinan for her astute management and expansion of the Tax and Benefits team during a time of change in the practice of law and the legal marketplace. She supported the growth and development of the attorneys, fostering innovative ways to deepen connections with clients.

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