Greg Brown is a partner in Holland & Knight's Chicago office. He focuses his practice on employee stock ownership plans (ESOP), the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) fiduciary matters, tax-qualified retirement plans, executive compensation and ERISA litigation. In addition, he handles matters involving employer securities as a plan investment, fiduciary status, and duties and remedies under ERISA.
Mr. Brown represents both closely-held companies as well as national Fortune 500 publicly traded companies on employee benefits matters as well as organizations throughout the food and beverage, healthcare, banking and financial services industries. He also advises clients on ways to minimize litigation risk through benefit plan design, governance and administration.
J.D., University of Illinois
B.S., University of Kentucky
Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolios
ESOPs describes the federal income tax consequences of establishing and maintaining an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) under §401(a) and a leveraged ESOP under §409 and 4975.