Sabrina C. Glaser
Sabrina Glaser is counsel in the tax & benefits department in New York and focuses on ERISA and employee benefits. She is well-versed in the rules under ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code regarding the investment of plan assets, including rules governing fiduciary conduct, conflicts of interest, prohibited transactions and exemptions, and special rules relating to alternative investments and financial products. Sabrina is also knowledgeable about disclosure requirements under ERISA.
Sabrina regularly advises fund sponsors on the structure, formation, and maintenance of investment funds and other pooled investment vehicles, including private equity funds, real estate funds, and hedge funds. She frequently works with fund sponsors and pension plans on investments in real estate, including investments in “green” infrastructure and complex cross-border transactions. Sabrina also has experience advising both issuers of and investors in derivative products and structured debt.
Sabrina also advises both tax-exempt and for-profit clients with respect to the operation and design of qualified and nonqualified benefit plans, their executive compensation, and other employee benefit matters.
- Quoted, “How to Save 10's of Thousands of Dollars in 401(k) Fees,” The Street (February 23, 2018)
- Co-author, “Supreme Court Confirms ERISA Fiduciaries' Duty to Monitor, Leaving Contours to Lower Courts,” Ropes & Gray Alert (May 19, 2015)
- Co-author, “DOL Proposes Sweeping Expansion of Fiduciary Duty Rules,” Ropes & Gray Alert (April 22, 2015)
- Co-author, “IRS Releases Q&A on Elections and Reimbursements in Cafeteria Plans Post-DOMA,” Ropes & Gray Alert (December 23, 2013)
- Co-author, “Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds ERISA Plan Limitation Periods,” Ropes & Gray Alert (December 19, 2013)
- Co-author, “New Disclosure Requirements for Massachusetts Pension Investments,” Ropes & Gray Alert (April 26, 2013)
- Co-author, “DOL Finalizes Content Requirements for Cross-Trading Policies and Procedures,” Ropes & Gray Alert (November 10, 2008)
- Panelist, “Employee Benefit Plan Reboot: What You Need to Be Doing Post-Windsor,” webinar (Oct. 24, 2013)
- JD, Yale Law School, 2006; Managing Editor, Yale Journal on Regulation ; Submissions Coordinator, Yale Journal of Law & Feminism
- BA (Psychology/Communication), magna cum laude, University of Delaware, 2003; Phi Beta Kappa
Admissions / Qualifications
- New York, 2007