R. Michael Sanchez
Recognized in:Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Law School:University of Texas School of Law
Location:633 Seventeenth Street, Suite 3000Denver, CO 80202-3624
- University of Texas School of Law , JD, with honors, graduated 1972
- Trinity University, BA, graduated 1969
- Denver Chapter of Western Pension Benefits Conference - Founder
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for work in:
- Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
- Provides comprehensive advice to clients in structuring and administering all types of employee benefit plans.
- Provides guidance to clients on compliance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and applicable provisions of the Internal Revenue Code.
- Assists clients with the design and implementation of defined benefit and defined contribution plans, cash balance plans, employee stock ownership plans, nonqualified deferred compensation plans, welfare benefit plans, severance plans, and all types of incentive arrangements.
- Advises clients regarding employee benefit matters in connection with mergers and acquisitions.
- Advises clients of all sizes, including governmental employers and multiemployer plans.
- Represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Labor in connection with all aspects of their employee benefit programs, including with respect to audits and participation in various voluntary compliance correction programs.
- Consults with fiduciaries regarding compliance with their obligations under ERISA.
- Advises professional groups on entity selection, governance, entity agreements, and organizational matters.
- Negotiates employment and independent contractor contracts.
- Twenty-eight published articles on employee benefit matters
- Made over 100 speeches to various professional groups
- Taught dozens of professional education classes
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