Sarah Engle focuses her practice on employee benefits matters. She counsels clients regarding a variety of issues, including the design, drafting and operation of tax-qualified pension and profit sharing plans, health and welfare arrangements, and deferred compensation plans.
Sarah has experience advising clients on employee benefits design, implementation and transition matters arising in connection with corporate mergers and acquisitions. She advises companies on regulatory compliance with the Internal Revenue Code, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), and related state and federal laws affecting employee benefit plans.
Sarah also has particular experience helping clients address compliance issues related to the administration of their employee benefits plans and has represented clients in matters before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Department of Labor (DOL) and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC).
While in law school, Sarah was articles editor for the University of Pittsburgh Law Review.
Advised a company on the simultaneous merger of multiple legacy 401(k) plans following a series of corporate acquisitions
Assisted in resolving dozens of compliance errors related to the operation of a company’s pension and 401(k) plan, including issues related to previously merged plans, through the IRS’ remedial correction program
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