Allen J. Erreich concentrates on employee benefits and executive compensation matters. He is involved in the design and implementation of all types of qualified retirement and welfare benefit plans. He counsels clients on all aspects of plan administration, compliance and fiduciary matters and advises private investment funds on issues relating to the structuring of underlying investments to comply with applicable ERISA requirements.  He has participated in negotiating employee benefits issues in mergers, acquisitions and other corporate restructurings. He has also advised clients on tax issues related to equity-based compensation plans and deferred compensation arrangements.

He received a B.A. from Rabbinical College of Long Island and his J.D. from Columbia University, where he was a Stone scholar and an editor of the Law Review.

Benefits & Compensation Update

by Norman J. Misher, Allen J. Erreich, Judy M. Hensley, Charles C. Shulman, Chase B. Steinlauf
Published: Benefits & Compensation Update, April 22, 2016
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Favorable Modifications to IRS Correction Program for 401(K) Deferral Errors

by Norman J. Misher, Allen J. Erreich, Charles C. Shulman, Judy M. Hensley, Chase B. Steinlauf
Published: R&H Letter to Clients and Friends, April 30, 2015
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Employee Benefit Plan Compliance With The Recent DOMA Supreme Court Decision

by Norman J. Misher, Allen J. Erreich, Charles C. Shulman, Judy M. Hensley, Chase B. Steinlauf
Published: R&H Letter to Clients and Friends, December 10, 2013
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The New Voluntary Disclosure: No, It's Not For Those Hidden Foreign Bank Accounts -- This Time It's For Employers Who Need to Reclassify Their Workers As Employees

by Norman J. Misher, Allen J. Erreich, Ellen Seiler Brody
Published: R&H Letter to Clients and Friends, October 19, 2011
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Use of IRS Notice 2010-6 to Correct Deferred Compensation Plans

by David E. Kahen, Norman J. Misher, Allen J. Erreich
Published: R&H Letter to Clients and Friends, November 23, 2010
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Self-Directed IRAs -- A Trap for the Unwary

by Norman J. Misher, Allen J. Erreich
Published: R&H Letter to Clients and Friends, November 22, 2010
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Caution: Health Care Reform Puts the Brakes on Employer-Sponsored Insured Health Plans

by Norman J. Misher, Allen J. Erreich
Published: R&H Letter to Clients and Friends, November 15, 2010
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Roth Converstions Within 401(k) Plans

by Norman J. Misher, Allen J. Erreich
Published: R&H Letter to Clients and Friends, October 13, 2010
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IRS 401(k) Questionnaire

by Norman J. Misher, Allen J. Erreich
Published: R&H Letter to Clients and Friends, June 16, 2010
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New Provision May Restrict Funding of Rabbi Trusts

by Norman J. Misher, David E. Kahen, Allen J. Erreich
Published: R&H Letter to Clients and Friends, September 21, 2006
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Significant Changes to 'Plan Asset' Rules Under ERISA

by Allen J. Erreich
Published: R&H Letter to Clients and Friends, August 30, 2006
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IRS Adopts New Determination Letter System for Qualified Retirement Plans

by Allen J. Erreich
Published: R&H Letter to Clients and Friends, March 20, 2006
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New Roth Contribution Option Under 401(k) Plans

by Allen J. Erreich
Published: R&H Letter to Clients and Friends, June 13, 2005
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Change in Treatment of Cash-Out Distributions -- Automatic Rollovers

by Allen J. Erreich
Published: R&H Letter to Clients and Friends, October 29, 2004
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Integrating an Acquired Company's Retirement Plans Can Be a Can of Worms

by Norman J. Misher, Allen J. Erreich
Published: The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, April 01, 2004
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Proposed Legislation Focuses on Deferred Compensation of Executives

by Norman J. Misher, Allen J. Erreich
Published: The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, July 01, 2003
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Employee Benefits Plans -- Alert

by Norman J. Misher, Allen J. Erreich
Published: R & H Letter to Clients & Friends, December 30, 2002

New Tax Law Significantly Improves Benefits of 401(k) and Other Qualified Plans

by Norman J. Misher, Allen J. Erreich
Published: The Tax Executive, December 01, 2001

Selling Closely-Held Stock to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan -- How Adequate Must the Consideration Be?

by Elliot Pisem, Allen J. Erreich
Published: New York Law Journal, April 23, 1998
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Pension Simplification Finally Arrives

by Norman J. Misher, Allen J. Erreich
Published: The Tax Executive, October 01, 1996