Jonathan Zimmerman helps clients design and maintain all types of 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. He has particular experience with Code Sections 409A, 162(m), and 280G, and with taxes and fees arising under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Jonathan, a co-leader of the firm’s Reproductive Rights Task Force, also devotes a large part of his practice to payroll, withholding, and fringe benefits matters. He works with clients of all sizes and routinely handles matters ranging from large transactions to day-to-day administrative questions.
Jonathan responds quickly and efficiently 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.
Ranked, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, District of Columbia, Chambers USA (2022)
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)
Recognized, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Washington, DC, The Best Lawyers in America (2019, 2020, 2022, 2023)