Detroit – October 30, 2018 — Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Kenneth J. Sachs to its Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group as a Member of the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office. Sachs joins Dykema after practicing in the Troy, Mich., office of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C., for more than a decade.
In his practice, Sachs has extensive experience advising clients regarding employee benefit plans, executive benefit programs and business planning. He also represents public and private entities concerning their corporate, fiduciary and governance responsibilities. Sachs routinely designs, drafts and establishes retirement plans, welfare plans, medical plans (insured and self-funded), fringe benefits and various other programs provided to employees.
In addition to drafting plan documents, summary plan descriptions and participant communications, Sachs actively assists clients with audits, non-discrimination testing and the proper administration and funding of such plans. He also counsels clients in regard to incentive compensation programs, implications of mergers and acquisitions, contracts, and a variety of many other matters.
“We’re extremely happy to further expand our practice by adding an attorney with Ken’s experience and capabilities,” said Margaret Hunter, Leader of Dykema’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group. “His breadth of knowledge in a wide variety of employee benefits and executive compensation matters will serve as a tremendous resource to Dykema and its clients.”
Sachs earned an LL.M. in Taxation from Wayne State University Law School, a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, and a B.A. in History from the University of Michigan.