Employee Benefits andExecutive Compensation

Our practice advises senior-level executives respecting their employment agreements and other compensation arrangements, and we represent companies of all sizes on executive employment and other compensation arrangements as well as on setting up and implementing complex benefit plans. We counsel clients on how to adjust to the changing landscape of health care benefit regulation, including compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Our services include:

  • 409A Compliance
  • Affordable Care Act Compliance
  • DOL and IRS Audits and Correction Programs
  • Equity-Based Compensation Arrangements
  • ERISA Litigation
  • ESOPs, 401(k) plans, 403(b) plans and Defined Benefit Pension Plans
  • Executive Arrangements
  • Health and Welfare Plans
  • SEC Filings
  • Transactions

Our practice is distinguished by individuals who came to Taylor English after decades of senior-level leadership at international law firms. We bring decades of experience to every area of benefits. Our team also has the insight of a member with Big Four accounting firm and IRS experience.


Related Services: Labor Relations | Employment | Employment & Labor Litigation

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Your SPD Must Be Restated Every Five Years

2022

ERISA requires an employer that maintains employee benefit plans (such as 401k plans, employee stock ownership plans, and health and…

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The CARES Act and Employee Benefits

2020

We have prepared this alert for our clients based primarily on questions we have received on the some of the provisions of the…

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Forty-Nine Taylor English Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

2020

Taylor English Duma is pleased to announce that 49 attorneys were recognized in 37 practice areas in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers…

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Conversations with TED: How Hybrid and Remote Work can Keep Women in the Workplace

2022

In this episode of Conversations with TED, we provide insight into retaining women in the workforce. With women leaving the workforce in…

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Taylor English Receives Top Rankings by U.S. News and Best Lawyers

2018

Taylor English Duma is pleased to announce the firm’s recognition in the 2019 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms” list….

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Thirty-Two Taylor English Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers In America

2018

Taylor English Duma LLP is pleased to announce that 32 attorneys were recognized in 28 practice areas in the 2019 edition of The Best…

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Taylor English Duma Receives Top Rankings in 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

2019

Taylor English Duma is pleased to announce the firm’s recognition in the 2020 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list….

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Forty-Eight Taylor English Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

2021

Taylor English Duma is pleased to announce that 48 attorneys were recognized in 39 practice areas in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers…

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American Rescue Plan Act: DOL COBRA Premium Subsidy Updates

2021

On May 17, 2021 the Department of Labor hosted a WebEx Presentation on the ARPA COBRA Premium Subsidy. At the end of the Presentation two…

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Can I Pay My Employees In Bitcoin?

2019

If you are interested in paying your employees in bitcoin, it is important to be aware of your state’s regulatory and legal requirements….

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36 Taylor English Attorneys Named Among Georgia Super Lawyers for 2019

2019

Taylor English Duma LLP is pleased to announce that 24 of its attorneys have been included in the 2019 Super Lawyers list for Georgia,…

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31 Taylor English Attorneys Named Among Georgia Super Lawyers for 2020

2020

Taylor English is pleased to announce that 23 of its attorneys have been included in the 2020 Super Lawyers list for Georgia, and an…

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Employers Paying Employees in Bitcoin? Tread Carefully

2019

As Bitcoin* continues to rise in value relative to the U.S. dollar (currently trading at $12,843 on Coinbase), renewed interest in the…

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Thirty-Three Taylor English Attorneys Named Among 2021 Georgia Super Lawyers

2021

Taylor English is pleased to announce that 25 of its attorneys have been included in the 2021 Super Lawyers list for Georgia, and an…

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Changes to Unemployment Assistance Under the American Rescue Plan Act

2022

President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARP”) into law on March 11, 2021. ARP provides “Crisis Support for…

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Italy Fines Employer for Privacy Violation Related to Former Employee’s Company Laptop

2022

In a case with potential implications for many employers, Italy’s data regulator has fined an Italian employer for failing to notify a…

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Guidance for Returning Employees to Work and Hiring New Employees

2020

Now that employers may start bringing employees back into the workplace or hiring new employees, they should be aware of permissible…

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“When Should Service Dogs Come to Work?,” SHRM

2022

In a recent interview with SHRM, Peter Spanos provided insight into a recent lawsuit denying an employee’s request to bring her dog to…

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Employer Settles EEOC Suit Alleging It Pressured Pregnant Nursing Assistant To Quit

2020

In an article published by HR Dive, Randy Gepp was quoted regarding pregnancy bias claims.  The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity…

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What to Do When Your Employee Refuses to Return to Work Amid COVID-19?

2020

The United States is now approximately four months out from when states and localities began to shelter-in-place due to the serious…

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Proposed federal NIL bill would recognize college athletes as employees!

2021

The College Athlete Right to Organize Act, announced today, would provide college athletes a federal right to engage in collective…

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Student or Employee: DOL’s Relaxed Standard for Internships

2019

Now that school has started, I’ve received more questions about training programs and unpaid internships. Most questions have come from…

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Illinois Employee Biometric Suit Could Help Shape Privacy Consent Requirements in Workplace

2022

The Illinois privacy law covering “biometric” information has been a subject of intense litigation between employees and employers for…

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Taylor English Duma Receives Top Rankings by U.S. News and Best Lawyers

2017

Taylor English Duma is pleased to announce the firm’s recognition in the 2018 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms” list….

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Taylor English Receives Recognition in U.S. News & Best Lawyers 2021 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

2020

Taylor English Duma LLP is pleased to announce the firm’s recognition in the 2021 edition of the U.S. News & Best Lawyers “Best Law…

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Taylor English Receives Recognition in U.S. News & Best Lawyers 2022 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

2021

Taylor English Duma LLP is pleased to announce the firm’s recognition in the 2022 edition of the U.S. News & Best Lawyers “Best Law…

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Georgia Changes Its Definition of Employment for Purposes of Unemployment Benefits

2022

Effective July 1, 2022, Georgia appears poised to expand its definition of employment, as it relates to employer paid unemployment…

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Should You Offer a 4-Day Week to Employees?

2022

The pandemic triggered a discussion about shorter work weeks. Numerous industrialized nations have already experimented with the 4-day…

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Understanding ESOPs: Smooth Transitions with Tax Benefits for Companies and Their Owners

2018

On January 10, 2018, Denny Summers presented on: Who Should Consider an ESOP? Business owners thinking of selling should consider the tax…

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Hotel, Insurer Fighting Over Coverage of Employee Privacy Claims Under CGL

2022

A Chicago-based hotel seeks coverage for an underlying employee lawsuit related to the use of fingerprint scans to log into the hotel’s…

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About Taylor English

Taylor English Duma LLP was built from the ground up to provide highest-quality legal services for optimal value. The firm combines the best aspects of a traditional law firm with seasoned attorneys throughout the United States. Together, our attorneys work each day to provide timely, creative, and cost-effective counsel to help clients solve problems and achieve goals. Taylor English clients run the gamut from Fortune 500 companies to middle market businesses to start ups and entrepreneurs. The firm is the Georgia law firm member of GGI Global Alliance AG, the leading worldwide alliance of accounting and law firms, giving our clients access to a trusted stable of high-quality professional services organizations around the globe.

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