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Allan S. Friedland

Principal
Hartford

P 860-522-0404
F 860-247-1330
Allan.Friedland@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Allan Friedland is a Principal in the Hartford, Connecticut, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has over 25 years of employee benefit and tax experience, both in private practice and with a major insurance company.

Mr. Friedland advises private and public employers on a wide range of retirement and health and welfare plan tax compliance issues and related ERISA fiduciary and employment law matters. He has extensive experience with health and welfare plans, including COBRA compliance, implementation, administration and termination of qualified defined benefit and defined contribution plans (including 401(k) and profit-sharing plans), as well as the design and tax aspects of deferred compensation plans for executives. Mr. Friedland also provides defined benefit and defined contribution plan drafting and governmental agency submission and representation services.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries
  • National Institute of Pension Administrators

Practices


See AllBlog Posts by Allan S. Friedland

The IRS Doesn’t Disappoint…Again
August 27, 2019

As imagined by plan sponsors of closed defined benefit pension plans, the IRS issued Notice 201-49, the fifth extension for an additional year of the temporary nondiscrimination relief for “closed” defined benefit pension plans originally announced by the IRS during 2014.  The extended relief applies to plan years beginning before 2021 fo Read More

The IRS Doesn’t Disappoint
August 29, 2018

As anticipated by plan sponsors of closed defined benefit pension plans, the IRS issued Notice 2018-69, the fourth extension for an additional year of the temporary nondiscrimination relief for “closed” defined benefit pension plans originally announced by the IRS during 2014.  The extended relief applies to plan years beginning before 20 Read More

DOL Continues Investigating Defined Benefit Plans Regarding Procedures for Locating Participants and Paying Benefits at Mandatory Retirement Age
April 17, 2017

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) publicized last year its stepped up enforcement efforts inquiring about procedures used by larger defined benefit plans for locating, and then beginning payment of benefits to, terminated vested participants who have reached the age when the plan mandates benefits must begin. Read More