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Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP Senior Client Employee Benefit Advisor in New York, New York

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading global law firms with over 4,000 lawyers and staff in 31 offices is seeking a Senior Client Employee Benefits Advisor reporting to the Director of Specialist Timekeepers and the Employee Benefits Practice Group. This position will be responsible for working closely with our lawyers and clients on all matters relating to our clients' employee benefit plans and programs and can sit in any of the following Morgan Lewis offices: Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh or Los Angeles. This is not an internal human resources position.

Hybrid work opportunity is available.

Responsibilities:

\* Reviewing statutory, regulatory and other governmental pronouncements to assess the impact on clients' employee benefit plans;
\* Preparing and amending employee benefit plans to ensure compliance with applicable legal requirements and to implement plan design changes;
\* Preparing and revising summary plan descriptions and other employee communications;
\* Advising clients on how to resolve compliance issues and other technical matters that arise in the day-to-day administration of their employee benefit plans and programs;
\* Assessing impact of corporate transactions (mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, etc.) on clients' employee benefit plans;
\* Preparing IRS determination letter requests and other governmental filings;
\* Conducting internal benefit compliance audits of client benefit plans, policies and practices.

Experience and Qualifications:

\* A Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of five years relevant experience as a member of a benefits consulting team, client service team or a law firm team in the employee benefits practice area;
\* Experience with both retirement and health and welfare employee benefit plans desired, and CEBS certification preferred;
\* Exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills;
\* The ability to work as a part of a client service team and independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.

Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at and selecting "Careers."

You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by your hire date to be eligible for starting in the role. Proof of vaccination will be required. Morgan Lewis will provide reasonable accommodation(s) based on medical or religious grounds for qualified candidates.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

California Applicants: Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act, the following link contains the Firm's California Consumer Privacy Act Privacy Notice for Candidates which explains the categories of personal information that we collect and the purposes for which we use such personal information.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP is also an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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