Ray Malone has more than 30 years' experience in the employee benefits and executive compensation areas. He assists public and private companies with executive compensation arrangements and ERISA-related issues, including disclosure and transactional support. Ray has handled matters covering most aspects of the design, implementation, maintenance, operation, amendment, and termination of the many types of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans and programs, tax-deferred annuity plans, 457 plans, and funded and unfunded welfare and fringe benefit plans. Ray also has represented employers, lenders, and fiduciaries in numerous matters relating to Employee Stock Ownership Plans.
The types of employers with which Ray has worked include corporations (ranging in size from mid-market corporations to Fortune 100 corporations to large privately held corporations), partnerships, limited liability companies, venture capital funds, REITs, and tax-exempt employers, such as hospitals, universities, local school systems, governmental entities, and church-affiliated institutions.