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Michael W. Taibleson


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Michael W. Taibleson is a Principal in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on a wide range of employee compensation and benefits matters.

Mr. Taibleson has significant experience advising employers, retirement plan fiduciaries, insurers, and plan administrators on strategies for implementing, administering, and the remediation of benefit plans for new hires, active employees and retirees. He has in-depth knowledge and experience regarding compensation and benefits that meets the specific needs of clients in the for-profit, nonprofit, governmental, healthcare, and higher education sectors. His experience also includes matters involving litigation, and he has successfully negotiated numerous favorable settlements of multiemployer pension plan withdrawal liability on behalf of participating employers.

Mr. Taibleson advises clients from various industries on managing employee benefits matters in mergers, acquisitions, and bankruptcy. He frequently works with large multinational corporations on issues related to benefits and compensation for expatriates and third country nationals, including plan design and resolution of technical and tax issues.

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April 10, 2019
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Jackson Lewis Welcomes Employee Benefits Attorney Jean Y. Yu in Los Angeles

April 10, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA (April 10, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Jean Y. Yu has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office as a Principal. Ms. Yu joins the firm from Venable LLP, where she focused on employee benefits, ERISA and corporate transactional matters. Ms. Yu is the... Read More

March 4, 2019
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C. John Wentzell Jr. Discusses Joining Jackson Lewis' Employee Benefits Practice

March 4, 2019

C. John Wentzell Jr. discusses joining the firm's Greenville office as a member of the Employee Benefits Practice Group in "Jackson Lewis Nabs Benefits Pro From Ogletree," published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

February 27, 2019
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Jackson Lewis Continues to Strengthen Employee Benefits Practice with Addition of C. John Wentzell, Jr.

February 27, 2019

GREENVILLE, SC (February 27, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce C. John Wentzell, Jr. has joined the firm’s expanding Employee Benefits practice as a Principal in the Greenville office. Mr. Wentzell joins the firm from Ogletree Deakins where he focused his practice on... Read More

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Severance Agreements for Executives at Tax-Exempt Organizations:  Beware Unintended Consequences of Excise Taxes, Early Inclusion, and Intermediate Sanctions
March 28, 2019

When it’s time for tax-exempt organizations such as colleges/universities, museums, and hospital systems to part ways with their senior executives, these institutions are most often considering how to best transition these executives off into the sunset rather than a morass of special tax rules (I will mention Internal Revenue Code citati Read More