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.
Articles and Publications
Mandated Benefits 2021 Compliance Guide - Co-author, Wolters Kluwer, April 2021
What Benefits Attys Should Know About The New COVID Law - Law360, March 12, 2021 (PDF)
Advisers Can Spearhead Retirement Plan Committee Setup and Training - PLANSPONSOR, October 20, 2020 (PDF)
The Importance of Extending Diversity to the Retirement Plan Committee - PLANSPONSOR, October 14, 2020 (PDF)
Urgent Health Plan Priorities - COBRA Subsidies, and Health and DCAP FSA Extensions and Expansions -Panelist, The Wagner Law Group Webinar, May 26, 2021, 2:00 - 3:00 PM (EDT) - Recording available here - PowerPoint presentation available here
Employee Benefits: Defined Benefit Plan Update - Panelist, American Bar Association Virtual 2021 Midyear Tax Meeting, January 29, 2021 - Click here for details