Kevin P. O'Brien

Kevin P. O'Brien

Ivins, Phillips & Barker, Chartered

Recognized since 1995

Washington, District of Columbia

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

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Kevin P. O’Brien is a partner in the firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice. His practice has concentrated in employee compensation and benefits for over 30 years. Kevin is widely known as a leader in a wide variety of subjects, including innovative defined benefit plan design, flexible benefits, ERISA fiduciary matters and executive compensation.

Before joining the firm, Kevin worked in the Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration at the Labor Department soon after ERISA was enacted. Kevin represents corporate clients before the Treasury Department, the Internal Revenue Service, the Labor Department, the Pension Benefits Guaranty Association, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Congress on a variety of employee benefit issues. He was one of the founders of the Employers Council on Flexible Compensation (ECFC) and served as an officer of ECFC for many years.

Contact & Links


  • 1717 K Street, NW, Suite 600
    Washington, DC 20006-5343

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

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