Best Lawyers in America has again honored Employee Benefits Law Group by naming Ken Ruthenberg and ESOP Attorney Kevin Long to its list. Both have earned the recognition every year since 2001.
For over 30 years, Best Lawyers has used a peer-reviewed survey of more than eight million confidential evaluations by top attorneys to build its list, making it a credible distinction that epitomizes excellence in law.
Ken’s clients, and other professionals who refer their clients to him, want benefits counsel who can get to the root of the problem efficiently. They’re also looking for the latitude to reward key employees based on individualized performance goals while staying within the rules. Those goals have guided Ken’s practice since 1979.
Business owners count on Kevin for guidance to develop stock-based succession plans that give them liquidity and a secure retirement, and incentivize their employees with a stake in the outcome. As a certified tax lawyer with deep experience in IRS retirement plan law, he is able to work with businesses owners and their team on a variety other types of stock-based approaches based on their corporate, strategic, and legal needs.
Both Ken and Kevin are Fellows of American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, which recognizes significant contributions to the advancement of the employee benefits field. Both have Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell.