Matthews & Greene

Employment and Labor Attorneys

Phone: 770-206-3371
Fax: 770-206-3381

Employee Benefits

Consulting Services

  • Completion of government reports and forms
  • Drafting of summary plan descriptions and other employee communications
  • Consultation on financial and design issues
  • Vendor selection and negotiation
  • Outsource reviewing of qualified domestic relations orders and qualified medical child support orders
  • Handling of disclosure requests
  • Preparation of election forms, tax notices and disclosure materials
  • COBRA and Health Care Portability Act support

Legal Services

  • Drafting of plan and trust documents, amendments and other legal instruments
  • Representation of taxpayers before the IRS, DOL, PBGC and the courts
  • Providing legal opinions on the sufficiency of documents
  • Providing legal opinions and advice on issues arising in plan administration
  • Advising plan administrators on approval/disapproval of claims, claims reviews and court orders
  • Advising employers on tax considerations of plan designs
  • Advising employers and administrators on fiduciary liability issues
  • Advise employers regarding discrimination issues arising under benefit programs
  • Providing opinions to auditors
  • Due diligence reviews of benefit programs
  • Negotiation and settlement of claims against plans and employers
  • Advising regarding employment and excise taxes (including FICA/FUTA)

Types of Plans

  • Qualified (all types)
  • Non-qualified (all types)
  • Medical/dental
  • Severance pay
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible benefits
  • Dependent care and educational assistance
  • Fringe benefits
  • Stock options