DALLAS, TX—Henry Talavera, shareholder in Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli’s Dallas office and vice chair of the firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice, has been named the Best Lawyers 2022 Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Lawyer of the Year in Dallas/Fort Worth.
Talavera has represented clients before the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of Labor and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation and has prior experience as a federal government attorney. His extensive experience includes guidance relating to public, private and tax-exempt employers on the design, implementation and administration of all types of welfare plans and tax-qualified retirement plans, including defined benefit and plans intended to qualify under sections 401(k), 403(b) and 457(b) of the Internal Revenue Code. His practice involves all areas of employee benefits law related to benefit programs and arrangements for employees, directors and independent contractors.
Out of the 13 Polsinelli shareholders in the Dallas and Houston offices included in the 28th edition of The Best Lawyers in America 2022, two attorneys were listed for the first time:
Marc D. Cabrera – Banking and Finance Law
Rick Jordan – Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Out of the nine Dallas-based Polsinelli associates included in the 2nd edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, one attorney was listed for the first time:
• Ashley N. Gould – Commercial Litigation; Entertainment and Sports Law