Expert 135059 - TX


Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in Human Resources Management. My expertise includes: defined benefit plans, early retirement programs, voluntary severance programs, severance plans, pension plan conversions, consolidations, life plans, health plans, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), pensions, 401(k) plans, medical plans, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (E.R.I.S.A.) claims and appeals process, benefit claims and appeals, cash balance plans, and labor arbitration. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes providing Advice and Counsel on benefits, employment and labor relations issues.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Designed and implemented pension plan conversions, choice and mandatory programs, for union and non-union employees; Negotiated group life and health, disability, pension and 401(k) plans with 5 unions; Established new benefit and pension/401(k) plans for acquisitions and business unit spinoffs; Financial / Accounting / Actuarial analysis and planning.


Professional Experiences




Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
J.D.LawUniversity of Houston
Ph.D.Communication Studies Minor: StatisticsUniversity of Massachusetts
M.A.Mass CommunicationUniversity of Massachusetts
B.A.HistoryUniversity of Massachusetts

Licenses Certifications

Board Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist
Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

Society For Human Resource Management


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