Professional Bio

  • Dannae concentrates her practice in employee benefits law, executive compensation and taxation. She counsels clients on all aspects of employee benefits design, implementation, termination, and compliance for retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and executive and incentive compensation arrangements. In the process, she focuses on comprehensive, practical and innovative employee benefits solutions for all types of employers

    Dannae also has considerable experience at integrating a range of benefits plans in mergers and acquisitions and in correcting plan errors. Through effective communication, she strives to ensure that complicated compliance issues are succinctly communicated and solutions are promptly provided.

    Prior to joining The Wagner Law Group, Dannae was a partner at two leading law firms in St. Louis.

  • Speaking Engagements

    • Retirement Plan Audits: Recognizing Plan Errors, Remedying Noncompliance, New IRS and DOL Audit Initiatives - Panelist on Strafford webinar, October 1, 2019, 1:00 - 2:30 PM (ET) - More details here

    Articles and Publications

  • Bar Admissions

    • Missouri
    • Illinois
    • Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
    • Southern Illinois University Law Journal, Lead Articles Editor
    • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, B.A., Political Science, cum laude