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Please join us in congratulating Matthew (Matt) Hawes and Michael Richman, our employee benefits and executive compensation practice colleagues who were invited to join the Morgan Lewis partnership today.

Matt has a broad-based practice that includes drafting and designing qualified retirement plans, health and welfare arrangements, deferred compensation plans, and employee agreements, as well as advising on regulatory compliance with the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA, and other applicable laws and regulations. Matt also provides advice on benefits and executive compensation issues that arise in mergers and acquisitions. Matt is resident in our Pittsburgh office. To review Matt’s biography, please click here.

Michael counsels clients on the fiduciary responsibility rules under ERISA, including the prohibited transaction rules, and he advises plan sponsors on investment matters for defined benefit and defined contribution plans. He also counsels banks, investment adviser firms, and broker-dealer firms on ERISA compliance for ERISA plan separately-managed accounts, collective investment funds, private funds, and other arrangements, as well as advises IRA custodians on permissible IRA investments and investment restrictions. Michael is resident in our Washington, DC office. To review Michael’s biography, please click here.

For more information about today’s partnership announcement, please see the firm’s press release.