Matthew P. Mellin - Gordon Feinblatt LLC

Matthew P. Mellin

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008

Matt Mellin has concentrated on employee benefit law throughout his career.  He has practiced in both the law firm environment and as a staff attorney for one of the world's largest employee benefits consulting firms.  Matt's experience covers the full range of employee benefit plans, including pension and profit sharing plans, multiemployer benefit plans, ESOPs and stock purchase plans, 401(k) and tax sheltered annuity arrangements.  He advises employers on compliance with Health Care Reform (the Affordable Care Act) and the many other rules affecting health insurance benefits, including cafeteria plans, health and dependent care spending plans, and health savings accounts.  He also works extensively on Section 409A compliance for non-qualified deferred compensation programs.

Matt is a past Chairman of the Employee Benefits Subcommittee of the Maryland State Bar Association's Section of Taxation, and has served on the Maryland State Personnel Article Review Committee which recodified Maryland's personnel laws, including its various pension and retirement systems.

Client Comments

"It is a pleasure to work with such an experienced professional who will still answers his own telephone. Mr. Mellin's counsel is always thorough, ethical, and practical. "

-Scott Maynard
VP, Comp Benefits & HRIS
Vertis, Inc.

"Matthew is extremely knowledgeable, responsive, timely and creative. He is professional all the way."

"Over the years in working with Mr. Mellin I have contacted him regarding a wide array of benefit related issues and have found his expertise and professionalism to be invaluable. He has a tremendous amount of experience, is well versed in our line of business, very responsive to our needs, and has a keen sense of breaking down the most complicated issue/regulation into terms that one can comprehend. I find Mr. Mellin to be a valuable asset to me and our organization."

-Thomas Ellis
Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital

Office Location

The Garrett Building
233 East Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21202-3332
United States

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (ERISA, ESOPS, Executive Compensation, Fiduciary Responsibility, Government Plans, Multi-Employee Plans, Pension, Health and Welfare, Qualified Plans)