Doug Dahl provides technical knowledge and advice to companies on a wide range of federal tax and ERISA matters regarding employee benefits, including qualified retirement plans, executive compensation arrangements and health and welfare plans. Doug regularly assists companies with employee benefit issues that arise during and following various corporate transactions and events, such as mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and bankruptcies.
Drawing on his experience as an attorney with the IRS, Office of Chief Counsel and his involvement with employee benefits at a National level in Washington, D.C., Doug represents companies in various interactions with the IRS, the Department of Labor, and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC). Doug’s practice involves:
Represented Pace Payment Systems, Inc. in its sale to i3 Verticals, Inc. for $52.7 million
Defended clients against roughly $26 million in ACA employer mandate penalties
Represented a civil engineering company in establishing an ESOP, successfully acquiring 49% of the company in a leveraged transaction in the amount of $6.6 million
Represented a recycling corporation in the establishment of an ESOP used to acquire 100% of the company in a leveraged transaction in the amount of $51.5 million
Represented Genesco in its sale of Lids its hat-focused division
Represented PhyMed Healthcare Group in its Partnership with Grand Canyon Anesthesia
Represented River Associates Investments in its acquisition of GAHH, LLC
Represented Addus HomeCare Corporation in its acquisition of Ambercare for $40 million.
Successfully represented a manufacturer of nutritional and functional bars located in Nashville, Tennessee in the sale of its mainline business to Hearthside Food Solutions
Represented an investment advisory and wealth management firm located in Memphis, Tennessee, with respect to its ESOP
The Tax Lawyer – Senior Staff Mentor
American Journal of Trial Advocacy – Executive Editor