WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Groom Law Group, Chartered, a Washington, D.C. law firm that focuses exclusively on employee benefits issues, announced that David Kaleda has joined the firm's Fiduciary Responsibility group.
Mr. Kaleda has an extensive background in the employee benefits and financial services sector. His broad range of experience includes handling fiduciary matters for a variety of clients including plan sponsors, investment and other fiduciary committees, investment managers/advisors and service providers. He also has substantial experience representing clients before the Department of Labor (DOL) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Mr. Kaleda is a frequent speaker and author on a range of employee benefits-related topics. He is also a member of the DOL's Employee Retirement Income Security Act's (ERISA) Advisory Council. Prior to joining Groom Law Group, Mr. Kaleda was a partner at Alston & Bird LLP and a compliance consultant and attorney at The Vanguard Group, Inc.
"David's expertise will further our ability to provide state-of-the-art advice and advocacy for our plan sponsor and service provider clients," said the firm's Executive Principal, John McGuiness. "We are excited to welcome him to the firm."
"I have always regarded Groom attorneys as the top employee benefits practitioners," said Mr. Kaleda. "I look forward to joining such an impressive group of attorneys who are solely focused on the practice of employee benefits law and look forward to contributing to the continued success of the firm."
Groom's Fiduciary Responsibility group has helped shape virtually every major legislative and regulatory initiative related to ERISA fiduciary responsibility provisions. Its attorneys advise Fortune 500 plan sponsors and every type of service provider, including insurance companies, broker dealers, banks, mutual fund companies and recordkeepers.
About Groom Law Group
Groom Law Group, Chartered (www.groom.com) is the premier employee benefits law firm in the United States with over 60 attorneys dedicated solely to the practice of employee benefits law. Groom provides clients with cost-effective, creative, and practical solutions to sophisticated benefits and tax law challenges. The firm's national client base includes a diverse group of major corporations, financial institutions, health insurers, trade associations, governmental, and tax-exempt organizations.
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