David B. Walters - Bodman PLC

David B. Walters

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Mr. Walters concentrates his practice in employee benefits, corporate law and estate planning. He has more than 25 years of experience counseling employers on all aspects of employee benefit plan formation, administration, and taxation.

He also helps business clients form and develop their enterprises, including securing financing of assets and real estate. Mr. Walters frequently assists health care professionals with general corporate and employment matters with particular emphasis on retirement planning and employee benefit plan design and administration.

Mr. Walters has been involved in the establishment, revision, modification, merger and termination of pension, money purchase, stock bonus, ESOP and profit sharing plans (including all types of 401(k) plans), as well as group health plans, health care reimbursement plans, cafeteria plans and dependent care arrangements. He serves on the Great Lakes Area TE/GE Council. The Council maintains lines of communication between the Great Lakes Area TE/GE Division of the Internal Revenue Service and the practitioner community and provides input and advice regarding tax policies and procedures related to employee benefit tax issues.

Additional Information

Court Admissions — Admitted to practice before all Michigan state courts
  • Admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • Admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court
  • University of DetroitJ.D. 1984Central Michigan UniversityBS 1981
    American Bar Association

    Client Comments

    "David made all of our changes to a 100% ESOP take place in a very efficient manner. He is extremely easy to work with, understanding, patient and a pleasure to have in our meetings."

    -John Cornack

    Office Location

    201 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 500
    Troy, MI 48084
    United States

    Lawyer of the Year Awards

    2017 Lawyer of the Year in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law of the Troy Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law of the Detroit Metro Area
    David B. Walters has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!David B. Walters has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

    Practice Areas

    Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (Corporate and Partnership Transactions, ERISA, ESOPS, Executive Compensation, Fiduciary Responsibility, Pension, Health and Welfare, Tax)

    Other Information

    Gender: Male