Arthur G. Kent

Arthur Kent counsels clients with respect to a broad range of ERISA matters, including the design, drafting, implementation, administration, and termination of qualified retirement plans, including defined benefit pension plans, Section 401(k) plans, and employee stock ownership plans. Recently, he has been part of the Jones Day team representing two different employers in connection with administrative committee review of denials of claims for retirement benefits by plan participants. In addition, he has represented clients in connection with the employee benefit aspects of acquisitions, dispositions, and loan transactions, including due diligence review, the drafting of provisions for agreements, and the negotiation of final terms with counsel for the other parties.

Arthur has also practiced in the fields of general federal income taxation and state taxation. He has worked on protests to the appeals division of the Internal Revenue Service and to various state tax agencies. He was co-counsel for the plaintiff-taxpayer in the case McGraw-Hill, Inc. v. United States, 79-2 U.S.T.C. ¶ 9535 (Ct. Cl., Trial Div. 1979), aff'd per curiam, 623 F.2d 700 (Ct. Cl. 1980), which involved an employer's federal income tax withholding obligation with respect to employee moving expense reimbursements.

He is a member of the ABA (Taxation Section), the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and the State Bar of Georgia.


Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Law School New York University (LL.M. in Taxation 1981), Columbia University (J.D. 1975)
Education Princeton University (A.B., 1972)
Bar Member / Association New Jersey, New York, and Georgia
Most recent firm Jones Day
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