LEAH MORGAN SINGLETON Associate, Atlanta Email firstname.lastname@example.org Phone 404.527.4649 Fax 404.527.4198 Leah Singleton’s practice focuses on employee benefits and executive compensation. She counsels clients on ERISA, tax, labor, and fiduciary law as it relates to defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, executive compensation, health & welfare plans, stock option plans and other types of employment compensation. She frequently advises clients with respect to compliance with Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code for deferred compensation, including stock option plans, performance pay, employment agreements, change in control PRACTICE AREAS agreements, and severance plans. Corporate Executive Compensation and Publications and Presentations Employee Benefits "Offering Company Stock as an Investment Option in Retirement Tax Planning and Structuring Plans," Employee Benefit Plan Review, June 2009 (co-authored with EDUCATION Ann Murray). J.D., Mercer University, Cum Laude 2002 (Brainard Currie "Could Your Officers or Board Face Personal Liability for Your Honor Society) 401(k) Plan Investment Losses?," Journal of Compensation and B.S., State University of West Benefits, May/June 2009 (co-authored with Ann Murray). Georgia, 1997( Ingram Scholar of Mathematics) "Health Savings Account Update," Employee Benefit Plan Review, A.A., Gordon College, Summa October 2008 (co-authored with Ann Murray). Cum Laude, 1995 "Employer-sponsored Personal Health Records," Thompson's BAR AND COURT Human Resources 2009: Answers to the Top HR Questions in 2009, ADMISSIONS October 2008 (co-authored with Ann Murray). Georgia PROFESSIONAL/CIVIC "Mental Health Parity: New Requirements Under Federal Law," ORGANIZATIONS Thompson's Human Resources 2009: Answers to the Top HR Women in Pensions (WIP) Questions in 2009, October 2008 (co-authored with Ann Murray). Georgia Teacher Certification in Mathematics Grades 7-12 Speaker, "Self-Funded Health Plan Roundtable," Sungard Corbel, Worldwide Employee Benefits Orlando, Florida, 2004. Organization (WEB) Speaker, "Georgia Legal Aid and Atlanta Legal Aid 2004 Annual American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries CLE Conference on QDROs.” (ASPPA) Speaker, "Legal Assistance for Military Personnel," Institute of Continuing Legal Education. Author, "Charitable Contributions over the Internet," Georgia Bar Journal, August 2002.