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In Remembrance, Jim Keightley

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Keightley & Ashner LLP is mourning the passing of founding partner Jim Keightley.  The firm is forever indebted to Jim for his key role in establishing the firm, for his countless contributions to the firm’s success, and for his wise counsel to, support of, and friendship with all of us at K&A. 

The Employee Benefits Law Firm with a PBGC Focus

Keightley & Ashner LLP is a nationally-recognized boutique law firm in Washington, D.C., that practices in a broad range of areas relating to employee benefits and employment law.

We have been routinely engaged by employers of all sizes, including many Fortune 500 companies, as well as by major law firms, actuarial consulting firms, investment banking firms, and private equity firms to address a wide variety of PBGC and other issues.

K&A is committed to providing the highest possible level of service with personalized attention to the unique concerns of each client.

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K&A provides sound and practical advice and representation to employers and other business organizations.

News & Insights

QUOTED IN THE MEDIA:
Sponsors Urged to Scrutinize What is Covered by Recordkeepers’ Cyber Insurance
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ANNOUNCEMENT:
Keightley & Ashner LLP is mourning the passing of founding partner Jim Keightley
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ARTICLE:
PBGC’s Claimed Global Reach: A Practical Guide for Navigating Through the Uncertainty
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QUOTED IN THE MEDIA:
Elliot Raff Examines the Benefits of Employee Stock Ownership Plans With Business Insider’s Robin Kavanagh
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ANNOUNCEMENT:
Keightley & Ashner (K&A) is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized in the 2022 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”
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ANALYSIS:
Assuming Additional Responsibilities for Retirees Is Rife with Questions
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ARTICLE:
Elliot Raff and Harold Ashner publish “Surviving a DOL Cybersecurity Audit – A Cybersecurity Preparedness Checklist for Plan Fiduciaries” in Bloomberg Law
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ARTICLE:
Elliot Raff and Harold Ashner publish “Cybersecurity Preparedness Checklist for Plan Fiduciaries” in Bloomberg Law
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ARTICLE:
Elliot Raff publishes “DOL’s Cybersecurity Guidance: Practical Pointers for Fiduciaries” in International Pension Lawyer
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PRESENTATION:
Harold Ashner presentation at Conference of Consulting Actuaries Annual Meeting on A Practical Guide to Dealing with PBGC Issues
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PRESENTATION:
Harold Ashner presentation at American Bar Association (Joint Committee on Employee Benefits” Webinar on Post-Pandemic Benefits Issues
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ANNOUNCEMENT:
Jim Keightley, Harold Ashner, and Linda Rosenzweig named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2022 list in the field of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
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PRESENTATION:
Harold Ashner presentation at Enrolled Actuaries Meeting on Single-Employer Pension Funding Relief (Again) May 7, 2021
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ANNOUNCEMENT:
Harold Ashner and Linda Rosenzweig named 2021 Washington, DC, Super Lawyers
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CLIENT ALERT:
DOL’s Cybersecurity Guidance: Practical Pointers for Fiduciaries
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ARTICLE (Long Version):
Single-Employer Pension Plan Funding Relief: An Explanation for Non-Actuaries
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ARTICLE (Short Version):
Single-Employer Pension Funding Relief: A Primer for Non-Actuaries
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PRESENTATION:
Single Employer Pension Funding Relief and Legislative Initiatives
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CLIENT ALERT:
Untying the Knot: Making Sense of Guidance oMissing and Nonresponsive Participants (Part 2)
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CLIENT ALERT:
Untying the Knot: Making Sense of Guidance on Missing and Nonresponsive Participants (Part 1)
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PRESENTATION:
Non-Bankruptcy Distress Terminations: The “Business Continuation” Test
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CLIENT ALERT:
Distressed Employers Facing Skyrocketing Pension Contributions: A Non-Bankruptcy Solution
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PRESENTATION:
M&A Transactions; Employee Benefits Traps for the Unwary
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ANNOUNCEMENT:
Jim Keightley, Harold Ashner, and Linda Rosenzweig named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 list in the field of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
(READ MORE)

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