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The Wagner Law Group

The Wagner Law Group is a nationally recognized practice in the areas of ERISA and employee benefits, estate planning, employment, labor and human resources and investment management.

 

Established in 1996, The Wagner Law Group is dedicated to the highest standards of integrity, excellence and thought leadership and is considered to be the nation's most exceptional ERISA and employee benefits law firm. The firm has six offices across the country, providing unparalleled legal advice to its clients, including large, small and nonprofit corporations as well as individuals and government entities worldwide. The Wagner Law Group's 29 attorneys, senior benefits consultant and three paralegals combine many years of experience in their fields of practice with a variety of backgrounds. Seven of the attorneys are AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell and six are Fellows of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, an invitation-only organization of nationally recognized employee benefits lawyers.  Seven of the firm's attorneys have been named to the prestigious Super Lawyers list for 2017, which highlights outstanding lawyers based on a rigorous selection process. The Wagner Law Group is certified as a woman-owned and operated business by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council.

 

 

 

Contact Info

The Wagner Law Group

 

  Integrity | Excellence

  

Boston 

Tel: (617) 357-5200 

Fax: (617) 357-5250 

99 Summer Street 

13th Floor

Boston, MA 02110

 

Washington, D.C.

Tel: (202) 969-2800

 

Fax: (202) 969-2568

 800 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.

Suite 810

Washington, D.C. 20006

  

Palm Beach Gardens 

Tel: (561) 293-3590
Fax: (561) 293-3591
7108 Fairway Drive
Suite 125
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

   

Tampa

Tel: (813) 603-2959

Fax: (813) 603-2961

101 East Kennedy Boulevard

Suite 2140
Tampa, FL  33602 

  

San Francisco

Tel: (415) 625-0002

Fax: (415) 358-8300

300 Montgomery Street

Suite 600

San Francisco, CA 94104

  

St. Louis

Tel: (314) 236-0065

Fax: (314) 236-5743
100 South 4th Street, Suite 550
St. Louis, MO  63102 

 

 

www.wagnerlawgroup.com

 

 

 

Attorney  

Patrice Maloney-Knauff

Joins

The Wagner Law Group

 

 

 

The Wagner Law Group is pleased to announce that attorney Patrice Maloney-Knauff has joined the firm as Of Counsel.  Our firm's already unparalleled ERISA and investment law practice will be greatly enhanced with Patrice's extensive experience in that realm and we are delighted to have her join us.

 

Patrice is a seasoned corporate attorney with over 25 years of experience advising pension plans, insurance companies and investment managers; specializing in ERISA plan investing, derivatives and asset management.  Prior to joining The Wagner Law Group, Patrice served as Allstate Insurance Company's Investment and Business Transactions Corporate Counsel for nearly two decades.  In that capacity, she served as lead investment counsel to pension plans and advised Allstate and its investment clients on all matters relating to pension plan investments.  She reviewed and negotiated ERISA plan investment transaction documents for transactions involving derivatives, private equity, hedge funds, securities lending, repurchase, and security forward transactions, and analyzed transactions for prohibited transactions and other issues.  Ms. Maloney-Knauff has acted as counsel to investment committees for defined benefit and defined contribution pension plans, including analysis and drafting of investment policies and guidelines, and advising the committees on governance structure.  She has also drafted, negotiated and managed investment management agreements with in-house asset managers, external managers, and independent fiduciaries, and has negotiated and managed trust agreements.  Patrice has served as counsel on internal and external audits, including periodic DOL audits and annual INHAM audits, and managed RFI/RFP processes for external managers, funds and independent fiduciaries.  She is a graduate of The John Marshall Law School and Northern Illinois University, and is admitted to practice law in Illinois and Connecticut. 

 

 

 

 

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