The Catholic University of America, The Columbus School of Law, J.D., 1990
University of Scranton, B.S., 1984
Allison A. Madan
Having practiced employee benefits law since 1990, Allison Madan’s experience spans issues arising under ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code and related laws. Ms. Madan has significant experience in matters related to multiemployer pension and welfare plans, as well as plans maintained by tax- exempt organizations. She counsels clients on a variety of plan design issues, including tax qualification, benefit funding and administrative compliance. She also provides counsel on fiduciary issues, such as plan investments, cost sharing among plans and related entities, and the payment of appropriate plan expenses.
Ms. Madan has successfully negotiated a number of plan mergers for both pension and welfare funds and has also developed a depth of experience in the area of plan terminations. She has litigated cases in a number of federal courts throughout the United States involving a broad range of issues, from co-fiduciary breach to non-payment of benefit claims. She also represents clients in Department of Labor investigations and Internal Revenue Service audits.
A speaker for the D.C. Bar Association and the American Bar Association, Ms. Madan has also presented programs to employee benefit groups, including the National Conference of Unions and Employee Benefit Funds and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.
Ms. Madan joined Slevin & Hart, P.C. as an associate in 1993. She received her law degree from Catholic University in 1990, where she was a member of the Catholic University Law Review and was designated the 1988-89 John Fanning Labor Law Scholar. She graduated from the University of Scranton with a bachelor’s degree in business management.
Ms. Madan is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia. She is also admitted to practice before a number of United States District Courts and Courts of Appeals.