Bar Admissions:

District of Columbia

Education:

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2007

Princeton University, A.B., high honors, 2004

Timothy K. Eicher
Principal

Timothy K. Eicher has focused exclusively on employee benefits law since he began his career, and advises clients on a wide range of compliance issues under ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, and related laws.  Mr. Eicher has experience representing single employer and multiemployer defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and other ERISA-covered employee benefit plans.    

Mr. Eicher advises clients on various plan design and plan administration issues, including compliance with HIPAA’s privacy and security requirements, negotiating service provider contracts, managing employer withdrawals, and navigating the plan merger process.  He has extensive experience in negotiating complex investment management agreements, including for private equity placements and other alternative investment classes. Mr. Eicher has represented clients before the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Labor, and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.  He also has experience litigating ERISA cases in federal court at the trial and appellate level.

Mr. Eicher is actively involved with the American Bar Association’s Employee Benefits Committee.  Mr. Eicher also is a contributing author of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law’s treatise, Employee Benefits Law.  He served as rewrite editor for the treatise chapter on multiemployer withdrawal liability, and contributes regularly to treatise updates.  He serves as a continuing faculty member for the District of Columbia Bar Association’s ERISA Basics educational program, which he helped design. 

Mr. Eicher received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and served as a Senior Articles Editor for the Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy. He graduated with high honors from Princeton University, where he received an A.B. in Classics, with a focus on ancient Greek and Latin literature. Mr. Eicher is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.

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