Cynthia Moore is a Member of Dickinson Wright where she is Practice Department Manager: Domestic Relations, Employee Benefits, Estate Planning, Gaming and Immigration. In this role she provides:
- Counsel to a diverse group of employers in the tax and ERISA aspects of welfare benefit plans, including Section 125 plans, COBRA compliance, consumer directed health plans, retiree medical plans, VEBAs and wellness plans.
- Counsel to numerous plan sponsors in the design, administration and qualification of qualified retirement plans, with an emphasis on 401(k) plans.
- Counsel to companies and compensation committees on the tax, ERISA, and securities law aspects of executive compensation programs, such as supplemental executive retirement plans, stock option plans, restricted stock plans, and non-qualified deferred compensation plans, including Code Section 409A compliance.
Cynthia has extensive experience in correcting qualification failures under the IRS Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System, and she is a national expert on fringe benefit plans, including dependent care assistance programs, educational assistance programs, and Section 132 fringe benefits. In addition, she has provided counsel to numerous credit unions in connection with the negotiation and preparation of deferred compensation plans for key executives.
Ms. Moore has substantial experience in counseling clients on compliance with HIPAA privacy rules and has counseled numerous clients on the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Sections of Business Law, Health Law and Taxation, the American Bar Association, Sections of Business Law, Health Law and Taxation; member of the Employee Benefits Committee, Cafeteria Plans and Flexible Benefits Subcommittee and was previously Chairman of the Employee Benefits Committee of the Oakland County Bar Association.
J.D., University of Texas at Austin (1986)
M.S.L., Western Michigan University (1979)
B.A., Alma College (1978)
Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolios
This Portfolio, Employee Fringe Benefits discusses the substantive rules pertaining to various fringe benefits provided by an employer to employees, including statutory fringe benefits under §132.