Matt Gouaux – Trucker Huss

Practice/Organization Description

Attorney at Trucker Huss, the largest employee benefits specialty law firm on the West Coast, serving clients nationwide in sophisticated matters with responsive and high level service.

Trucker Huss clients include Fortune 50 companies, mid-sized and small employers, large multi-employer plans, public sector union and association plans, plan fiduciaries, institutional trustees, other law firms, benefits consulting firms, insurance brokers, accounting firms, third party administrators and other plan service providers.

Matt provides sound advice to public and private companies, non-profit organizations and governmental entities regarding compliance matters related to qualied defined benefit and defined contribution plans, including pension, profit sharing, and 401(k) plans, 403(b), 457(b) and 457(f) plans and multi-employer plans, assists clients with plan administration issues, ERISA fiduciary issues, IRS audits and DOL audits and foreign financial reporting (FBAR and FATCA), and drafts and reviews plan documents, plan amendments, SPDs, QDROs, service provider agreements, applications for IRS determination letters and private letter rulings and prepares comment letters to governmental agencies. Matt has extensive experience correcting compliance matters under IRS and DOL correction programs (EPCRS, VFCP and DFVCP).

Trucker Huss has over 25 attorneys practicing in the following areas of employee benefits law:

Retirement Plans

Health and Welfare Plans

Equity and Executive Compensation

Fiduciary and ERISA Consulting

ERISA Litigation

IRS, DOL and PBGC Plan Audits

IRS and DOL Correction Programs

Multi-Employer/Taft-Hartley Plans

Governmental and Tribal Plans

Union and Association Plans

ESOPs

Mergers and Acquisitions

Service Provider and TPA Counseling

Bar Admissions

State Bar of California

Education

University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law

Professional Associations & Memberships

Western Pension & Benefits Conference

National Institute of Pension Administrators (President, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter)

Society for Human Resource Management

Norther California HR Association

American Bar Association

State Bar of California

Bar Association of San Francisco (Past Chair, Barristers Taxation Section)

Honors and Awards

Barrister of the Year, Bar Association of San Francisco, 2009

Contact


San Francisco, CA 94111, United States

  • 415-277-8047

Areas of Practice
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Taxation
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