C. John Wentzell , Jr. - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

C. John Wentzell , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2015

Mr. Wentzell practices in the areas of employee benefits law, ERISA and taxation.  Mr. Wentzell represents clients in the areas of qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, health and welfare plans, ERISA, fringe benefits, and compliance with other federal laws relating to employee benefits matters. 

Mr. Wentzell assists clients in designing and drafting plans, advises clients regarding the legal requirements for operating and administering plans, and prepares and submits filings to the Internal Revenue Service.

Mr. Wentzell graduated from the University of Georgia in 2000 with a degree in Finance.  He received his J.D. in 2003 from the University of South Carolina School of Law.  During law school, Mr. Wentzell served as a member of the ABA Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal.  In 2004, Mr. Wentzell graduated from the New York University School of Law with an LL.M. in Taxation. He is a frequent speaker to professional groups on employee benefit matters.

New York UniversityLL.M University of GeorgiaBBA University of South CarolinaJ.D.
Greenville County Bar AssociationSouth Carolina Bar AssociationAmerican Bar Association

Office Location

The Ogletree Building, Fifth Floor
300 North Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
United States

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law