Mackall, Crounse & Moore, PLC has joined Dewitt Ross & Stevens S.C.

The newly formed DeWitt Mackall Crounse & Moore S.C. will provide clients with enhanced legal services
and efficiencies as well as access to more than 100 attorneys practicing in nearly 30 areas of
law in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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Administration of benefit plans is one of the biggest challenges for an employer. Businesses count on our attorneys to help meet those challenges and manage successful benefit plans.

Our attorneys represent businesses large and small with all of their employee benefits needs. We provide clear and concise advice on ERISA and tax-law compliance for all kinds of retirement plans including 401(k) plans, profit-sharing plans, pension plans, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), and non-qualified deferred compensation plans. We also advise clients on federal health-care reform, COBRA, HIPAA, ERISA, tax laws, and nondiscrimination laws applicable to health plans, Section 125 “cafeteria” plans, and other welfare plans.

We proactively work with clients to ensure compliance with employee benefits laws in order to avoid legal problems in the future. However, if litigation or other legal problems arise, our attorneys have trial and mediation experience which our clients rely upon to help solve the problem.

As the laws continue to evolve and change, we strive to keep our clients up to date with those changes. Our firm regularly distributes newsletters and hosts complimentary breakfast seminars in Madison and Milwaukee on employee benefits and labor and employment related topics.

Areas in which we offer advice to clients include:

  • Affordable Care Act (ACA) 
  • Applications for Internal Revenue Service approval of qualified plans
  • Assistance to employers in evaluation of retirement plan providers
  • Assisting professional employer organizations (PEOs) with multiple-employer plan and other benefit plan issues
  • Audits of employee benefit plans for legal compliance
  • Correction of plan administration/documentation problems
  • Design/drafting of all qualified plans, including
  • Employee benefit plan litigation
  • ERISA fiduciary issues
  • Executive compensation
  • Federal health-care reform
  • Group health plan continuation coverage (COBRA)
  • Health and welfare plans
  • Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs)
  • Health savings accounts (HSAs)
  • Multiple-employer plans (MEPs)
  • Nondiscrimination rules under section 105(h)
  • Non-qualified deferred compensation plans
  • Pension plans
  • Phantom stock plans
  • Qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs)
  • Qualified and non-qualified retirement plans
  • Section 125 "cafeteria" plans
  • Stock option plans (incentive stock options or nonqualified stock options)
  • Voluntary correction program applications (VCP)
  • Voluntary employees' beneficiary associations (VEBAs)
  • Wellness programs
    • Non-discrimination and privacy rules under HIPAA

If you would like more information on our Employee Benefits Group, please contact Brian L. Anderson bla@dewittross.com, 608-252-9340, Timothy L. Stewart tls@dewittross.com 262-754-2869 or Andrew Bezouska ajb@dewittross.com, 608-252-9200.

 

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Madison, WI 53703
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13935 Bishop's Drive, Suite 300
Brookfield, WI 53005
(262) 754-2840
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1400 AT&T Tower,
901 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612)305-1400
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DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C., including its affiliate DeWitt Mackall Crounse & Moore S.C., is one of the ten largest law firms based in Wisconsin, with an additional presence in Minnesota. It has nearly 140 attorneys practicing in Madison, Metropolitan Milwaukee and Minneapolis in over 30 legal practice areas, and has the experience to service clients of all scopes and sizes.

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We are an active and proud member of Lexwork International, an association of midsized independent law firms in major cities located throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Awards

Best Lawyers 2013 - 2016
Compass Award 2012
Top 100 Lawyers: National Trial Lawyers Association

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