Stephen M. Goodson - Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL

Stephen M. Goodson

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 513-579-6482

Steve Goodson is the leader of the firm's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group. His practice is concentrated in employee benefits, ERISA and related tax matters. He has extensive experience with qualified retirement plans, executive compensation matters, health and welfare benefit plans and related tax matters. Steve has substantial experience with the negotiation and structuring of employee benefit matters in connection with acquisitions and mergers. He assists clients regularly in the redesign of employee benefit packages intended to reduce costs while providing appropriate incentives to employees. Steve advises clients as to risk reduction and strategies in the context of employee benefit plan claims and fiduciary matters. 

University of CincinnatiBBA 1977Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D. 1980

Client Comments

"Stephen Goodson is a creative thinker that solves business issues while complying with the laws. He is a great partner."

-Jim Girton
Director Total Rewards
Fifth Third Bank

"Steve is a great ERISA attorney. Always tries to help solve business issues and consider the law at the same time. He is very responsive and takes the time to make sure we understand the issues. I consider him a key advisor to my group."

-Jim Girton
Director Total Rewards
Fifth Third Bank

Office Location

One East Fourth Street, Suite 1400
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (ERISA, ESOPS, Executive Compensation, Fiduciary Responsibility, Pension, Health and Welfare, Qualified Plans, Retirement Planning, Tax)

Other Information

Gender: Male