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Mr. Rothman is an Associate in the Cleveland, Ohio office of Ogletree Deakins. Mr. Rothman received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. Mr. Rothman counsels publically traded companies, closely-held companies, and non-profit organizations on all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation law. He counsels them on qualified and nonqualified employee benefit plans, executive compensation plans, health and welfare plans, and employment and related agreements.
Mr. Rothman advises clients on welfare benefit regulatory compliance issues, including compliance with COBRA and HIPAA requirements. He counsels clients on the proper design and administration of cafeteria plans. He also advises clients on employee benefit and executive compensation issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions. He handles representation of organizations in audits of tax-qualified plans before the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Labor and advises clients in submissions under the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System.
Mr. Rothman has authored or co-authored numerous employee benefits and tax articles that have appeared in multiple publications including the Journal of Accountancy, Journal of Deferred Compensation, Bender?s Labor and Employment Bulletin, and Ohio State Bar Association Fine Print Newsletter. In addition, he has been a speaker for the Worldwide Employee Benefits Network (WEB), Cleveland Chapter, International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists, Northeast Ohio Chapter, and SHRM, Siouxland Chapter. He was designated as a ?Rising Star? by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine in 2009 and 2010.
- College: B.S.B.A., The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business, 2000
- Law School: J.D., cum laude, Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 2003