Jonathan Zimmerman helps clients of all sizes design and maintain employee benefit plans and programs. His practice focuses on Internal Revenue Code and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) compliance for retirement, health and welfare, and executive compensation plans. Jonathan also handles payroll, withholding, and fringe benefits matters and is a co-leader of the firm’s Reproductive Rights Task Force. Jonathan works with benefit plan committees to develop processes for administering employee benefit plans and investing plan assets. He also negotiates vendor agreements for ERISA plan services. He handles matters ranging from large transactions to day-to-day administrative questions.
Jonathan responds quickly to client inquiries, with a focus on each client’s practical concerns. He constantly monitors new developments in employee benefits law and proactively alerts clients to new requirements and planning opportunities. Additionally, he has spoken to audiences across the United States on a variety of benefits topics and teaches law school classes in employee benefits law.
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Benefits, Law360 (2022)
Ranked, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, District of Columbia, Chambers USA (2022, 2023)
Member, Law Firm of the Year, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Chambers USA (2019)
Member, Law Firm of the Year, Employee Benefits (ERISA Law), US News/Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2019)
Recommended, Labor and employment: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design, The Legal 500 US (2018, 2023)
Recognized, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Washington, DC, The Best Lawyers in America (2019, 2020, 2022–2024)