Dallas Bar Association

 Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation Section

Meets monthly for a program on employee benefits and executive compensation, pensions, profit-sharing plans, ESOPs, health coverage, disability plans, other standpoints, IRS, DOL, PBGC, SEC, ERISA, and state law.

Meeting Schedule:

The Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation Section meets on the 1st Wednesday of every month in from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Section News: 

  • Our next section meeting is scheduled for noon on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
  • Jason Luter of Gray Reed & McGraw, PC, will present "EPCRS and Rev. Proc. 2013-12: Riding the Waves of Change."  Jason's presentation will address the new VCP forms, significant changes between the Revenue Procedures 2013-12 and 2008-50, the revised appendices, new rules relating to determination letter applications filed with VCP submissions, updated fees, and 403(b) plans' ability to use EPCRS.  
  • The meeting will take place at the Belo Mansion.

  • High School Mock Trial Competition begins soon - Judges still needed.  Sign up is easy - just click on the right side of this page.

  • Dallas ISD & Region 11 - George Allen Courthouse - Saturday, January 25 - 8:30 am 20 Judges needed, 12:15 pm 20 Judges needed; 3:00 pm - 35 Judges needed; Monday, January 27 - 5:30 pm 4 Judges needed; Tuesday, January 28 - 5:30 pm 4 Judges needed; Wednesday, January 29 - 5:30 pm 4 Judges needed; Thursday, January 30 - 5:30 pm 12 Judges needed.

  • Region 10 - George Allen Courthouse - Saturday, February 1 - 8:30 am 25 Judges needed, 12:15 pm 20 Judges needed, 3:30 pm 35 Judges needed; Saturday, February 8 - 8:00 am 10 Judges still needed, 10:30 am 10 Judges needed.

 

Section Officers:

Name: Stefan P. Smith
Officer Position: Chair
Firm: Locke Lord LLP
Firm Address: 2200 Ross Avenue
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: (214) 740-8000
Email: spsmith@lockelord.com

Name: Eric Winwood
Officer Position: Vice Chair
Firm: Baker Botts L.L.P.
Firm Address: 2201 Ross Avenue, Ste. 600
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: (214) 953-6500
Email:  eric.winwood@bakerbotts.com

Name: Tara Silver-Malyska
Officer Position: Secretary
Firm: Willis
Firm Address: 15305 Dallas Parkway, Suite 1100
Firm City, State, Zip: Addison, TX 75001
Business Phone: (972) 715-2177
Email: tara.silver-malyska@willis.com

Name: Lacey Durham
Officer Position: Treasurer
Firm: Deloitte Tax LLP
Firm Address: 2200 Ross Avenue, Ste. 1600
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: (214) 840-1830
Email: ldurham@deloitte.com

Name: James Griffin
Officer Position: Immediate Chair
Firm: Jackson Walker L.L.P.
Firm Address: 901 Main Street, Suite 6000
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75202
Business Phone: (214) 953-6000
Email:  jgriffin@jw.com

Name: Meyling Ly
Officer Position: Board Advisor
Firm: Littler Mendelson, P.C.
Firm Address: 2001 Ross Avenue, Ste. 1500, L.B. 116
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: (214) 880-8100
Email:  mly@littler.com

 

2012-2014 Committee Members:  

Scott Austin
Kirsten Garcia
Lindsay Murphy

2013-2015 Committee Members:  

Sarah Fry
Kristy Rohrschach
Allison Wilkerson 

2014-2016 Committee Members:

Jake Barney
Chris Beinecke
David Schiller

 


Resource Links

 

 


Section Membership

 

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation Section, please send a letter of request and a $25.00 membership fee to:
DBA
2101 Ross Ave
Dallas TX, 75201
Please note that you must be a member of the Dallas Bar Association to join a section. If you have any questions regarding sections membership, please contact the membership department at the Dallas Bar.

Section Admin-Mass E-mail/Roster

Section Admin-Webpage


 

Section Downloads:

AttachmentSize
Bylaws.DOC63.5 KB
Dallas Bar Assoc - Appendices D & F Handout 6 3 2009.doc67 KB
DBA Powerpoint (2-4-09)(1720887_1).PPT942.5 KB
DBA120607legislativeupdate.PPT593 KB
DOC.PDF789.81 KB
Labor and Benefits Lawyers - Brothers and Sisters in Arms (2).PPT483 KB
New 403 b Plan Requirements and Prototype .pdf2.5 MB
Retirement Plan Reevaluation.pdf586.03 KB
2011.03.02: Fees, Forms, Fiduciaries and Plan Assets by Eric Winwood602.5 KB
dba_january_handout.pdf67.05 KB
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