ERISA associate

ERISA/Employee Benefits Associate

Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP in New York, NY is seeking an ERISA/employee benefits associate with one (1) to five (5) years of employee benefit plan experience. Our firm represents labor unions and employee benefit plans affiliated with labor unions, and has active employment, bankruptcy, sexual harassment prevention and wage and hour law practices. We seek to add an ERISA/employee benefits associate, preferably with experience in multiemployer Taft-Hartley benefit plans and qualified plans, who can add to our robust employee benefits practice. Job duties will include providing advice to our diverse array of employee benefit plan clients regarding administrative and operational issues; ERISA, tax and other regulatory compliance; fiduciary issues; investment issues; plan design and drafting; plan qualification; communications; general consultation; attending client meetings; as well as handling benefit plan-related litigation. The successful candidate must be a member of the New York bar — New Jersey bar admission is a plus. Must have strong writing, speaking and analytical skills and be a practical thinker with the ability to interact well with clients and plan professionals. An advanced degree in tax is a plus. We offer a competitive salary in a collegial atmosphere with generous benefits. Please send your resume, including references and a writing sample, to erisa-hiring@cwsny.com. Learn more about our firm and our employee benefits practice at www.cwsny.com. We are committed to fostering a firm culture of diversity and inclusion. Women, LGBTQI individuals and minorities are encouraged to apply.