Heather B. Abrigo is counsel in the firm's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group. Her practice focuses on assisting public and private sector plan sponsors, third party administrators and other pension service providers in all aspects of employee benefit, including qualified retirement plan and health and welfare issues. Heather assists and counsels them in complying with their fiduciary duties under ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code and other federal laws. She also assists plan sponsors in connection with qualification of state domestic relations orders, Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service audits, complying with fiduciary responsibilities, reporting and disclosure matters, and drafting qualified, non-qualified and welfare benefit plan documents.
In General. Heather received her J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law in 2005. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in psychology from California State University of Northridge in 2000. In 2008 and 2010-2012, Heather was selected as a Southern California Super Lawyer-Rising Star in the area of employee benefits/ERISA.