Of Counsel / Honolulu
Lorraine S. Klevansky
Lorraine Klevansky is Of Counsel in the firm's Honolulu office, concentrating in the area of pension law. Her practice has included service as legal advisor and consultant with a national employee benefits consulting company and as partner in a local pension consulting and actuarial firm. Ms. Klevansky is a member of the Hawai`i Bar Association and has been practicing law since 1979. She was recently selected by attorney peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 in the field of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law.
Advise employers on the most suitable structures and design features for their employee retirement program in light of their company goals and policies, employee patterns, and industry practices, including establishing a new plan or freezing or terminating an existing plan. Prepare plan documents and summary plan descriptions.
Advise employers on such matters as: testing for nondiscrimination in contributions, benefits, coverage, and participation; IRS and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation reporting requirements; ERISA reporting and disclosure requirements; and the qualification of domestic relations orders.
- Selected by attorney peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 in the field of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; listed since 2013.
- Hawaii State Bar Association
- Washington State Bar Association (inactive)