James W. Thweatt III

Jay Thweatt's practice is concentrated in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation for both for-profit and tax-exempt entities. He advises companies on the design, formation and operation of tax-qualified retirement plans (including cash balance and hybrid plans), nonqualified deferred compensation plans (including Code §§ 409A and 457 compliance), and welfare benefit plans (including compliance with the Affordable Care Act, COBRA, FMLA, and USERRA). He also has experience with ERISA fiduciary issues, including issues related to plan governance, prohibited transactions, and litigation matters. He also advises clients on a variety of privacy matters, including compliance with HIPAA, GLBA, and FACTA. In the area of executive compensation, he assists clients with employment agreements, stock options and other equity-based compensation arrangements, and severance agreements. He frequently represents clients before the IRS and Department of Labor with respect to determination letter requests, voluntary correction submissions, and other employee benefit-related matters. Jay also has experience advising clients on employee benefit matters in connection with corporate transactions.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Erisa, 2) Employee Benefits and 3) Tax
Law School George Mason University School of Law (J.D 1999)
Education Hampden-Sydney College (B.A. 1995)
Most recent firm Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL
Relevant Jobs
International Tax Director
USA-OH-Cincinnati

International Tax Director The candidate will assist businesses, individuals, and organizations with tax strategy, planning, and compliance, while also delivering a wide range of business advisory se...

Apply now

Tax Analyst Senior - Credentialed
USA-OH-Cleveland

Tax Analyst Senior - Credentialed Duties: Prepares moderate to highly complex tax returns in order to meet fiduciary compliance needs. Performs secondary review of return types with the highest level...

Apply now

+ View more jobs
Barton W S Bassett
Barton W S Bassett

Barton W.S. Bassett is the leader of Morgan Lewis's Tax Practice. Mr. Bassett's practice focuses on international tax planning for both the outbound operations of U.S. multinationals and the inbound operations of foreign multinationals.

Celia Roady
Celia Roady

Celia Roady is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Tax Practice.Ms. Roady has published extensively in various journals on exempt organizations.

Ellen J. Deringer
Ellen J. Deringer

Ellen J. Deringer is of counsel in Morgan Lewis's Personal Law Practice.Ms. Deringer earned her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2000 and her B.A. from Brown University in 1995.