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Jackson Lewis Grows Employee Benefits Group With Addition of Alec Nealon

HOUSTON, TX (April 6, 2021) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Alec Nealon has returned to the firm as Principal in Houston. Alec focuses his practice on a broad range of executive compensation and employee benefits matters.

“Alec has a solid reputation in the area of executive compensation and employee benefits matters and we are extremely pleased to have him return to Jackson Lewis,” said Joy M. Napier-Joyce, leader of the firm’s Employee Benefits group. “Alec’s experience is a tremendous asset to our Employee Benefits team as we see the volume of our work increasing in the South.”

Alec has more than 10 years of experience providing counsel to employers and management teams on all aspects of designing, negotiating and drafting employment and consulting agreements, severance, change in control, and cash bonus compensation plans. Alec regularly represents employers in connection with hiring, termination, and implementation of management transition programs, and advises on compliance with Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code.

Alec also assists employers with structuring, implementing and administering various qualified and nonqualified employee retirement, welfare, and compensation plans, programs, and arrangements, including the associated ERISA and federal tax implications. He regularly advises on correction of plan defects and represents plan sponsors before the IRS and the DOL in connection with plan audits and investigations. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Alec back to Jackson Lewis,” said Office Managing Principal Paul E. Hash. “He is a great addition to our growing roster of attorneys in Houston focusing exclusively on Employee Benefits and our clients will benefit tremendously from his counsel.” 

Alec earned his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School and his B.A. from the University of Madison-Wisconsin. He also holds a Tax LL.M. from the New York University School of Law, where he focused his studies on all aspects of qualified and non-qualified benefit plans. 
Jackson Lewis’ Houston office can be reached at (713) 650-0404.

About Jackson Lewis 
Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee. 
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