Robyn handles a wide variety of employee benefits and compensation issues for private and publicly held corporations, governmental employers, and tax-exempt organizations such as colleges and universities. Robyn represents clients before the IRS and U.S. Department of Labor, and helps clients utilize voluntary compliance and correction programs.
She provides advice on employee benefits issues in the context of corporate mergers, acquisitions and other transactions. She also handles issues relating to income and employment tax withholding and reporting.
Robyn assists in the design and operation of tax-qualified retirement plans, including pension and profit sharing plans, 401(k) cash or deferred arrangements, 403(b) annuity plans, and other types of qualified plans. She helps plan sponsors and administrators comply with tax laws, ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA privacy, portability and nondiscrimination rules and other legal requirements applicable to all types of welfare benefits plans such as health, disability, life insurance, cafeteria plans and fringe benefit plans. Robyn also has experience with non-qualified retirement plans, stock-based compensation plans, and other executive compensation arrangements.
While pursuing her law degree at the University of Richmond School of Law, Robyn was a member of the McNeill Law Honor Society and manuscripts editor for the University of Richmond Law Review.
University of Richmond School of LawJD
magna cum laude, Manuscripts Editor, University of Richmond Law Review1999
- Carleton CollegeBA1992
- Author, IRS Proposes Changes to Hardship Distribution Regulations, McGuireWoods Legal Alert, November 26, 2018
- Author, The New Tax Rules for Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits, McGuireWoods Legal Alert, December 29, 2017
- Author, GOP Tax Reform Bill: Major Impact on Employee Benefits, McGuireWoods Legal Alert, November 6, 2017
- Author, IRS Updates Guidance on Certain Midyear Changes to Safe Harbor Plans, McGuireWoods Legal Alert, February 8, 2016