Vedder Price • Chicago, Illinois
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222 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Paul F. Russell has worked in the Employee Benefits practice area since joining Vedder Price in 1973. He has extensive experience in virtually all aspects of employee benefits, including the design, drafting, administration and termination of qualified pension, profit sharing, 401(k), cash balance and ESOP plans for employers of all sizes. He frequently advises employers regarding fiduciary issues under ERISA and serves as benefits counsel in connection with merger and acquisition transactions.
He also has significant experience with the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Labor voluntary correction programs. He has considerable experience working with welfare benefit plans, such as health and life insurance plans and cafeteria plans, the COBRA continuation requirements and HIPAA’s requirements. He has also helped design numerous special early retirement programs to comply with the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
- College: B.A., Northwestern University, 1970
- Law School: J.D., University of Michigan, 1973