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:
We have successfully defended our clients against roughly $26 million in ACA employer mandate penalties, which relate to the ACA mandate that requires employers with 50 or more full-time employees to offer minimum essential health coverage to those employees (and their children up to age 26) or be subject to penalties.
We represented a civil engineering company in establishing an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and successfully acquiring 49% of the company in a leveraged transaction in the amount of $6.6 million.
We represented a recycling corporation in the establishment of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (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
We represented United Derm Partners, a portfolio company of Frazier Healthcare Partners, in its acquisition of two skincare and dermatology practices.
The Tax Lawyer – Senior Staff Mentor
American Journal of Trial Advocacy – Executive Editor