Vicky Chen is an ERISA and employee benefits attorney with specific areas of experience in:
Vicky regularly advises a broad range of public and private clients on their employee benefit related matters, including:
- qualified plan design and compliance (specifically with respect to defined contribution 401(k) plans);
- voluntary corrections under EPCRS and DFVCP;
- retirement plans for nonprofit and government entities (457(b) and 403(b) plans);
- health and welfare plans;
- employee benefit issues in mergers and acquisitions; and
- 409A compliance and nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements.
Vicky is a published author and speaker in the area of employee benefits. As a side project, she represents underprivileged children from foreign countries with their immigration issues on a pro bono basis. Vicky is a fluent Mandarin speaker and can read and write Chinese.
- correcting plan failures under the IRS' self correction program (SCP) and voluntary correction program (VCP) and the DOL's delinquent filer voluntary correction program (DFVCP);
- amending and restating plans and filing determination letter applications with the IRS; and
- complying with various plan disclosure requirements, such as safe harbor notices, automatic enrollment notices, summary plan descriptions (SPDs) and summary of material modifications (SMMs), participant fee disclosures and service provider disclosures.
- Polsinelli Shalton Flanigan Suelthaus, St. Louis, MO, Associate, 2006 - 2008; Summer Associate, 2005
- White & Case LLP, New York, NY, Legal Assistant, 2002 - 2003
- ABN AMRO, Inc., New York, NY, Investment Banking Analyst, 2001 - 2002
- Washington University School of Law, J.D., 2006
Associate Editor, Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, 2004 - 2006
- University of Michigan, B.B.A., Finance, 2001