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Jason Loden focuses his practice on employee benefits, executive compensation, and taxation. Jason advises clients regarding the implementation and administration of employee benefit plans, including qualified retirement plans, nonqualified deferred compensation plans, equity incentive plans, and welfare benefit programs. He also focuses on keeping clients up to date and in compliance with the provisions of ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code and other federal laws as well as providing planning recommendations and strategies based on client need and expectations. In addition, Jason counsels clients on employee benefit and executive compensation issues in mergers and acquisitions. His clients include private, governmental, and nonprofit entities.

According to clients quoted in The Legal 500 US 2015, Jason is “exceptionally talented.”

Dallas attorneys “Top Listed” in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019

Deal Team, ACG Oil and Gas Deal of the Year (more than $500MM)

  • Represents employers with regard to qualified defined contribution and defined benefit plans, including issues arising with respect to the design and administration of such plans
  • Represents employers with regard to the correction of failures under qualified retirement plans in accordance with the applicable Internal Revenue Service and Department of Labor correction programs
  • Represents employers with regard to health and welfare benefit plans, including issues arising under ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, PPACA, and other federal laws
  • Represents employers with regard to nonqualified deferred compensation plans and equity incentive plans, including issues arising under Internal Revenue Code sections 83, 162(m), 280G, and 409A
  • Represents employers with regard to employee benefit and executive compensation issues arising in connection with mergers and acquisitions
  • Represents both employers and executives with regard to employment agreements and other executive compensation arrangements
  • Represents both portfolio companies and management teams regarding structure of carried interests
  • Represents private equity funds with regard to benefit plan investors

Honors & Affiliations

Distinctions/Honors

  • Recommended Attorney, The Legal 500 US by Legalease (Tax: Domestic Tax), 2015, 2018-2019
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas (Tax: ERISA/Employee Benefits), D Magazine, 2018
  • Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (Employee Benefits/ERISA), 2013-2016

Memberships/Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association; Taxation Section
  • Member, Mississippi Bar Association; Taxation Section
  • Member, State Bar of Texas; Taxation Section
  • Past President, Worldwide Employee Benefits Network – National Chapter
  • Member-at-large, Worldwide Employee Benefits Network – Dallas Chapter
  • Member, Southwest Benefits Association
  • Member, National Association of Stock Plan Professionals

Education & Admissions

Education

  • LL.M., 2001, New York University School of Law
  • J.D., 2000, cum laude, University of Mississippi School of Law, Moot Court Board, Journal of National Security Law
  • B.S., 1997, cum laude, Millsaps College

Admissions

  • Mississippi
  • Texas

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