Content is provided by the firm.Shaw Law Firm LLC is the home of Ralph W. Shaw who has spent the last 30 years working with independent business owners and professionals to help them design and manage their retirement plans.
The current work involves the legal aspects of sponsoring a qualified plan such as tax advice, optimum plan design, minimizing fiduciary liability, controlled group and affiliated service group analysis, and defense of audits by the IRS, DOL, and PBGC.
We also draft Qualified Domestic Relations Orders and various inter-company agreements for the leasing of employees or management service agreements. Our experience includes all types of retirement plans: 401(k), profit sharing, defined benefit (including Cash Balance), ESOP, 403(b), 457, and governmental 401(a) plans.
We have represented cities, counties, and special districts, as well as every kind of small business and professional service corporation (physicians, CPAs, engineers, architects, attorneys, and others).