Steven D. Huff - Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
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Steven D. Huff

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Steven D. Huff
Chair, Employee Benefits Practice
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.1000 N. Water St., Ste 1700, PO Box 2965Milwaukee, WI 53201-2965
Bar Admit Year: 1977Bar 
F: 414-298-8097
Practice Area: Employee Benefits/ERISA (100%) 

Steven D. Huff is a shareholder and chair of the firm's Employee Benefits Practice, which includes 25 attorneys and 10 paralegals. Steve advises a wide range of clients across the nation including corporations, government pension plans, ESOPs and sponsors and fiduciaries of other qualified plans. He is a trusted advisor to his clients on issues involving the design, implementation and best practices of a broad range of retirement, health, deferred compensation and similar ERISA and government plans. Over his decades of practice, Steve has developed valuable ongoing relationships with major investment consulting firms, investment managers, leading record keepers, trustees and actuaries.Over his extensive career, Steve has helped clients understand fiduciary rules and guidelines to avoid violations of their fiduciary duties, and conducted compliance reviews to identify and correct legal, tax and fiduciary problems in the administration of retirement and other plans.Steve is a noted speaker on retirement plans, fiduciary duties, rules, guidelines and audits, ESOPs, government plans, pension plan investment vehicles, compliance reviews and nonqualified plans.
Honors and Awards: The BTI Client Service All-Stars are an elite group of attorneys nominated solely and exclusively by clients in BTI's independent study as delivering the absolute best in client service. The BTI Client Service All-Stars 2010 include only 165 individual attorneys out of all the attorneys in the United States., Client Service All Star, BTI, 2010 Edition 
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
Best Lawyers in America, since 2005 (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law)
National Association Of Public Pension Attorneys; ESOP Association; National Center for Employee Ownership; Former Congressional lobbyist on pension matters
Member of Wisconsin Bar and Texas Bar
J.D., Boston University Law School (served as an editor of Boston University Law Review); B.S., Western Illinois University, with High Honors

Western Illinois UniversityBS 1972Boston University School of LawJ.D. 1977

Case History

Chair, Employee Benefits Department — Serve as Chair of Department with more than 25 attorneys

Client Comments

"Mr. Huff is truly a super lawyer -- he should have a leotard with an "S" on it under his Brooks Brothers suit."

"Steve Huff does great work."

"Steven Huff and his firm, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, are responsive and able to translate complex subject matter into clear decision points. Documents are presented in an orderly fashion promoting informed discussion and client participation at all levels of a conversation. "

-Richard A. Huseby
Vice President Human Resources & Strategic Initiatives
Church Mutual

"Steve is has a vast store of knowledge and experience, takes the time to understand the client's goals and objectives and works to achieve practical and cost-effective solutions. He is a creative thinker, personable, easy to work with, and responsive. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him."

"Steve is very knowledgeable, professional and responsive. We transferred work from a large Chicago firm to Steve and got better answers faster and at considerable savings."

Office Location

1000 North Water Street, Suite 1700
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States

Practice Areas

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

Other Information

Gender: Male