Andrew Elbon practices in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation, and focuses on the design and administration of employee pension and welfare benefit plans. He has significant experience in drafting both qualified and nonqualified retirement plans and with the submission of qualified plans to the Internal Revenue Service for the issuance of favorable determination letters. Andrew also assists plan sponsors to comply with the reporting and other fiduciary requirements of ERISA.
Andrew has represented large and small companies in the design and operation of nonqualified deferred compensation plans, including SERPs, stock-based compensation plans, and individual executive benefit agreements. He has extensive experience in compliance issues arising from such arrangements under Code Section 409A.
Another focus of Andrew’s practice is the protection of health information under the privacy and security regulations imposed on group health plans by HIPAA. He counsels and assists the administrators of group health plans with the inventory of existing uses and disclosures of protected health information and with the establishment of policies and procedures that are required by the HIPAA privacy and security rules.