Traditional Retirement Plans

Employers and business owners turn to Ropes & Gray for comprehensive services involving traditional retirement plans.


We advise employers and business owners on all aspects of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans. We provide sophisticated and targeted analysis for plan redesign studies and funding models, including:

  • Strategic counseling on plan design and negotiation of plan agreements
  • Correction of plan defects and errors
  • Plan compliance audits
  • Reporting and disclosure
  • IRS determination letter requests
  • Actuarial evaluations
  • Administration and recordkeeping
  • Compliance testing and audits
  • Employee/participant communications
  • Government filings
  • Investment advisory advice 
  • Third-party service providers
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Post-transaction integration
  • Counseling in connection with IRS and Department of Labor audits
  • Benefits litigation

“These lawyers are committed to excellent service: they are especially responsive and expert in their field.”
Client, Chambers USA