In his employee benefits practice, LaFleur researches and analyzes complex executive compensation-plan related questions and counsels employers on administrative and compliance matters related to their employee benefits plans.
LaFleur also has counseled clients on complex tax and other compliance issues both as outside general counsel and in connection with corporate mergers and acquisitions.
“We are delighted Zach has joined Calfee,” said Robert A. Miller, partner and chair of the firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation group. “Zach’s experience and enthusiasm will further strengthen the firm’s nationally recognized Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice.”
Outside of the office, LaFleur is actively engaged in the Cleveland community. He is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, where he participates in the “3Rs” program. LaFleur is also a member of Business Volunteers Unlimited’s “Young Ambassadors” program.
Prior to joining Calfee, LaFleur was an associate at a Cleveland-based law firm.
LaFleur earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2016 and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Cleveland State University in 2013. He is licensed to practice law in Ohio.
About Calfee’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group
Calfee’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation group represents publicly and privately held corporations, non-profit organizations, jointly trusteed retirement and welfare benefit plans, banks and trust departments, and government entities in all phases of designing and administering employee benefit and retirement programs. In addition to extensive experience with tax-qualified retirement and employee welfare benefit plans, the group’s practice also has a significant focus on the design and implementation of sophisticated executive compensation programs, ESOPs, merger and acquisition matters and ERISA litigation.
About Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP is a full-service corporate law firm with 160 attorneys located throughout its Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus, Ohio, and Washington, D.C. offices, serving business, governmental and individual clients in the U.S. and globally. Calfee has been ranked by Chambers USA 2018 in the following practice areas: Corporate/M&A, Intellectual Property, General Commercial Litigation, Banking and Finance, and Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation. As a founding member of Lex Mundi, Calfee also offers international representation through a network of independent law firms with access to 21,000 attorneys located in more than 100 countries.