Mark Grushkin

Shareholder | Littler Mendelson, P.C.

With over 30 years of legal experience, Mark J. Grushkin focuses on providing clients with employee benefit services involving mergers and acquisitions, retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and litigation. He has been involved in a wide variety of employee benefits matters, including pension, profit-sharing, employee stock ownership, stock appreciation rights, phantom stock plans, welfare and fringe benefits plans, deferred compensation, early retirement programs, severance plans, and supplemental executive retirement arrangements. Mark has extensive experience representing employers in disputes and audits with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Department of Labor (DOL), and other government agencies. He has represented large public corporations, small and mid-market companies, healthcare systems, nonprofit organizations, corporate trustees, and single-employer plans. Due to his extensive mergers and acquisitions experience, Mark also represents numerous private equity funds. Mark offers an employee benefits screening review for his clients, in which he replicates the company’s IRS and DOL audits. Through this analysis, he often discovers significant plan issues which may be advantageously corrected thus avoiding serious tax consequences in the event IRS or DOL audits.


Sessions

This session will cover the anti-assignment rules of the Code and ERISA. The session will also address the various exceptions to the anti-assignment rules, including qualified domestic relations More

MEWA sponsorship has been enhanced to include Association Health Plans – This session will describe the challenges instituting these arrangements on a self-insured or insured basis. Multiple More