Pat counsels a variety of employers (profit and non-profit) on all aspects of ERISA... more
Pat counsels a variety of employers (profit and non-profit) on all aspects of ERISA and employee benefits law, including plan design, tax qualification, legal compliance, fiduciary matters, and plan correction. Pat has lectured for professional organizations such as the Western Pension Benefits Conference and Arizona Federal Tax Institute. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Wester... view profile
Kyle J. Shelton received his law degree from Arizona State University Sandra Day O’... more
Kyle J. Shelton received his law degree from Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in 2009, and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Northern Arizona University in 2006. Prior to joining Shah and Associates, Mr. Shelton worked for the Law Offices of Kevin Koelbel, P.C., representing plaintiffs in Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) Long Term Di... view profile
MICHAEL E. PIETZSCH is a principal in the law firm of Pietzsch, Bonnett & Womack, P.... more
MICHAEL E. PIETZSCH is a principal in the law firm of Pietzsch, Bonnett & Womack, P.A., where his principal areas of practice are employee benefits and executive compensation. He received his A.B., with honors, from Stanford University, and his J.D. from the University of Chicago. Mr. Pietzsch has written numerous articles for publication, and is a frequent lecturer for business and professi... view profile
In addition to wages, many employees receive benefits such as health and dental insurance, pension plans, long term disability insurance, 401K plans, and paid and unpaid leave. Employee benefits lawyers will help you understand and negotiate benefits, whether as an employer or as an employee. Employee benefit attorneys can also help negotiate disputes between you and your employer if you have been denied a benefit you believe you are entitled to, or if you've been terminated unfairly.