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Amy M. Thompson


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Amy M. Thompson is an Associate in the Omaha, Nebraska, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Ms. Thompson concentrates her practice in the areas of ERISA, pension and welfare benefit plans, and representing clients on employment, tax, and employee benefit litigation matters.

In law school, Ms. Thompson was the Symposium Editor of the South Dakota Law Review, served as Director of the Public Interest Law Network, and received the ABA/BNA and Academic Awards for Excellence in Labor and Employment Law. Her article on ERISA disclosure was published in the South Dakota Law Review and later nominated for a Burton award in writing.

Published Works

  • “Ask and You Shall Receive: ERISA’s Remedies for Non-Disclosure,” 56 S.D. L. REV. 524 (2011) [Author]


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In Private Letter Ruling, IRS Approves 401(k) Student Loan Repayment Benefit
September 5, 2018

The IRS has released a Private Letter Ruling (“PLR”) 201833012, in which it approved a student loan repayment program as a 401(k) benefit.  Although the PLR can only be applied by the taxpayer/plan sponsor requesting it, it is a promising development for employers seeking to provide stronger incentives for a workforce increasingly saddled Read More

IRS Announces Heightened Scrutiny for Tax-Exempt Entities
March 23, 2018

The IRS division tasked with ensuring tax-exempt entities comply with relevant tax laws has announced that beginning in fiscal year 2018, it will focus on examining charitable organizations that show indicators of “private benefit or inurement.” Consequently, non-profit entities will want to review their business operations, hiring practi Read More

The FICA Tax Exemption for Non-Resident Aliens in the U.S. Under F, J, M, or Q Visas
August 2, 2017

A common issue for employers of non-resident aliens authorized to work in the U.S. Read More