Dawne McKenna Parrish

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Offices Cincinnati, Columbus
Phone 513.723.4492
Fax 513.852.7897
Phone 614.464.6400

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Dawne is a partner in the Vorys Cincinnati and Columbus offices and a member of the labor and employment group. She focuses her practice on employee benefits and executive compensation issues. She has significant experience advising clients from small private businesses to large publicly held corporations regarding all aspects of employee benefits.

Dawne’s experience includes advising clients on the design and implementation of tax-qualified retirement and welfare benefit plans. She also regularly counsels clients regarding government reporting requirements and voluntary correction programs and other matters concerning retirement plans under ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code and related IRS and DOL requirements. Dawne works closely with retirement plan administrators and their service providers regarding fiduciary compliance and with the implementation and maintenance of administrative and investment committee structure and processes. Additionally, she regularly advises clients regarding welfare plan administration and compliance under federal laws including: ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, HIPAA, COBRA, GINA, ACA and related IRS, DOL, EEOC, CMS and HHS requirements.

Dawne has significant experience working as both in house counsel and as outside counsel. She also previously co-owned a small business where she was involved in all aspects of its management.

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