Fort Myers, FL, April 16, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Robert Forman, an employee benefits attorney in the firm's Business & Tax division, provided input and comments to the United States Department of Labor as one of the primary drafters on behalf of The Florida Bar Tax Section. The comments focused on the Department of Labor's proposed modification of the definition of "Fiduciary" under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (commonly known as "ERISA"). A copy of the comments letter, as submitted to the Department of Labor, is available by contacting Ms. Gail Lamarche, Director of Marketing, at 239-344-1186.
For over 20 years Forman has concentrated his practice on employee benefit law, ERISA, tax and general business matters. He has extensive experience in designing, implementing and operating tax qualified retirement plans. Forman regularly advises clients on the administration of retirement plans and corrective actions and handles Internal Revenue Service and Department of Labor audits on their behalf.
Forman received his LL.M. (Taxation) from the University of Florida; his law degree from the University of Michigan and his undergraduate degree from Haverford College.
Henderson Franklin is one of the largest law firms between Tampa and Miami with over 55 attorneys practicing in the areas of business and tax planning, estate planning and administration, eminent domain, immigration law, divorce, marital and family law, land use and environmental law, commercial and civil litigation, workers' compensation, employment law and real estate. Henderson Franklin was founded in Fort Myers in 1924 and currently operates offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs and Sanibel Island. For more information on Forman or Henderson Franklin, please visit www.henlaw.com.