David W. Powell - Groom Law Group, Chartered

David W. Powell

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 202-861-6600

David W. Powell has worked on tax and ERISA issues relating to all types of employee pension and welfare benefit plans for over 26 years. He specializes in qualified plans of public companies including 401(k), profit sharing, pension and cash balance plans, and international benefits tax issues. Mr. Powell is a leading expert on the subject of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) for public companies, nonqualified deferred compensation plans, including SERPs and other types of top hat and executive compensation arrangements and Code section 409A, plans for tax exempt organizations, including churches, and plans for governmental employers. Mr. Powell speaks and writes frequently on these subjects from the perspective of both employers and financial service providers.

University of TexasJ.D. 1982

Office Location

1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006-5811
United States


Practice Areas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (ERISA, ESOPS, Executive Compensation, Exempt Organizations, Government Plans, International, Pension, Health and Welfare, Tax)