BOSTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ERISA/employee benefits attorney Marcia S. Wagner was named as one of the top 40 Most Influential People in the 401(k) industry in a recent poll. Conducted by 401kWire.com, a leading online news source for defined contribution executives; the 401kExchange, Inc., which provides services to the retirement industry; and the Boston Research Group, a market research organization, the annual survey polled more than 75,000 retirement plan professionals throughout the U.S.
Joining the Most Influential People list for the third year in a row, Ms. Wagner is the Managing Partner of The Wagner Law Group, A Professional Corporation, which specializes in ERISA, employee benefits and executive compensation law. Established in 1996, The Wagner Law Group, with 15 attorneys engaged exclusively in employee benefits law, is among the largest ERISA boutiques in the U.S. with clients in more than 30 states and several foreign countries.
Ms. Wagner adds the prestigious award to a long list of honors, which she has received. In 2009 alone, Ms. Wagner was named one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in New England by the New England Super Lawyers Magazine, one of the Top 50 Female Attorneys in Massachusetts and New England by Law and Politics Magazine, one of the Top Attorneys in New England by the American Registry, one of Boston's Best Lawyers by The Boston Globe and Boston.com, and one of the Top 10 Corporate Lawyers by Boston Women's Business Journal and The Boston Herald.
Ms. Wagner has been quoted extensively in industry publications and has written over 50 articles on issues related to ERISA. She is the author of numerous books including ERISA Litigation, Procedure, Preemptions and Other Title I Issues, and EPCRS – Plan Correction and Disqualification, and Quick Reference to HIPAA Compliance. She has testified at Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service hearings. She has made over 150 presentations and is a frequent speaker at national retirement plan conferences. Ms. Wagner graduated from Harvard Law School, Cornell University and the London School of Economics and Politics.
SOURCE 401(k) Advisors Group