Wagner Law Group is a nationally recognized practice in the areas of
ERISA and employee benefits, estate planning, employment, labor and
human resources, investment management, immigration and family
in 1996, The Wagner Law Group is dedicated to the highest standards
of integrity, excellence and thought leadership and is considered to
be amongst the nation's premier ERISA and employee benefits law
firms. The firm has eight 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 35 attorneys, senior benefits
consultant and seven paralegals combine many years of experience
in their fields of practice with a variety of backgrounds. Nine
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 2018, 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.
Wagner Law Group
Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Fax: (561) 293-3591
7108 Fairway Drive
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
Francisco, CA 94104
25 W. Moody Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119
September 17, 2018
The Wagner Law Group
Attorneys Candace L.
pleased to announce that attorney Candace L. Quinn has joined our
firm as a Partner, and attorney Michael Burwick has joined us as
"of counsel." The remarkable breadth and depth of
Candace's experience, particularly in the fields of tax, ERISA, employee
benefits and executive compensation law, and Michael's unique and
significant expertise in tax and securities law, fit perfectly with
the unmatched standard of legal practice that our clients have come
to expect from our firm.
Candace has more than 25 years of experience advising clients with
respect to domestic and international tax and ERISA regulatory and
operational compliance of qualified retirement plans, non-qualified
deferred compensation arrangements and employee benefits, and advises
on executive compensation strategic tax optimization plan design and
implementation of supplemental executive compensation and equity and
non-equity based employee incentive plans.
also specializes in tax advisory for renewable energy projects
including structuring, due diligence, industry tax equity and
renewable energy federal and state tax and incentive programs. She
advises on executive compensation in mergers and acquisitions and
compensation benchmarking, including in energy power and utility projects
and for a wide array of corporate clients. Candace also counsels on
tax and energy law for renewable energy project development, pension
investment and ERISA related requirements.
clients include multinational and domestic corporations, partnerships,
joint ventures, boards of directors, tax-exempt and not-for-profit
entities in the areas of manufacturing and distribution, financial
services, energy and utilities, technology, academic medical centers,
healthcare and life sciences, media and information, insurance, real
estate, higher education, and philanthropy.
is a frequent speaker and author on topics in her areas of expertise.
She earned a Masters of Law (LL.M.) degree with honors in Energy from
Vermont Law School and LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University
School of Law. She received her J.D. from Suffolk University Law
School and a B.S.in Economics from Tulane University.
practice concentrates on tax and securities law and includes
significant real estate and general corporate experience. He has
considerable knowledge and expertise with the Internal Revenue Code,
state and local tax regulations, ERISA, the Securities Act of 1933,
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Advisors Act of
1940, the Investment Company Act of 1940, SEC and FINRA rules.
Michael's tax, securities and ERISA law experience includes advising
clients with respect to capital gains liability concomitant to the
disposition of highly appreciated assets, fully-leveraged employee
stock ownership plan ("ESOP") transactions, public and
private offerings, crowd sourcing and crowd funding and rights
offerings. He is highly skilled in legal and compliance issues with
respect to broker-dealers, registered investment advisers and asset
managers. He also has in-depth corporate law experience including
entity formation, corporate governance issues and succession matters.
Michael earned his J.D., one LL.M. in Securities Law and Financial
Regulation and a second LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University
Law Center, and a B.A. in Sociology from Boston University's College
of Arts and Sciences. He regularly speaks and authors articles
relating to his practice areas and he also serves on the Board of
Directors of Autism Speaks (New England Chapter), the Georgetown Law
Advisory Board and he chairs the Board of The Spencer Foundation.