J. Patrick Becker
Patrick Becker's practice is focused on advising companies with state and federal employee benefits especially as they relate to employee retirement income (ERISA) and IRS laws. He works with clients on the full range of benefits, including cafeteria plans, health and welfare benefits, retirement and compensation plans, and severance packages. Patrick helps guide employers in complying with rapidly changing mandates and with plan designs and plan terminations. He advises clients in the contexts of counseling, M&A, and dispute resolution.Patrick previously worked as a general tax attorney focusing on the federal and international tax implications of business transactions as well as counseling with respect to executive compensation and employee benefits issues. He serves as co-chair of the Atlanta Office's Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement Committee, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Stonewall Bar Association and the Washington and Lee Law Young Alumni Council.