David N. Levine, of Groom Law Chartered, practices in the employee benefits and tax areas, with a primary focus on matters involving qualified retirement plans, non-qualified retirement plans, and tax-exempt retirement programs. Mr. Levine's areas of service include: the redesign of complex pension, defined contribution, and executive plans arising out of merger and acquisition activities; ongoing, day-to-day counseling of companies with respect to retirement and executive plan issues; in-depth compliance reviews of corporate qualified and non-qualified retirement plans; guidance on retirement plan issues relating to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; design, implementation, and maintenance of governmental and tax-exempt organization retirement and welfare benefit programs; and representation of tax-exempt organizations with respect to issues involving corporate governance, executive compensation, and unrelated business income tax liability.
Mr. Levine is currently Chair of the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Governmental Entities; a member of the BNA Tax Management Compensation Planning Advisory Board, and serves as Chair of the Legislative Subcommittee, Employee Benefits Committee, Tax Section at the American Bar Association. He is listed in The Legal 500 directory for Employee Benefits Tax work and in the USA Chambers guide for Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation.
Mr. Levine received his J.D., from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his B.A., with general and departmental honors, from Johns Hopkins University.