Diane Cohen

DIANE GOULDER COHEN

Contact: DCohen@wagnerlawgroup.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

The Wagner Law Group, A Professional Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts. February 2005 - present

Partner

Responsible for assisting both privately held and publicly traded clients with the broad spectrum of employee benefits issues relating to qualified retirement plans, nonqualified deferred compensation, health and welfare plans, regarding plan design, compliance counseling and fiduciary issues. She has particular expertise in representing clients before governmental agencies including the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor, and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation and in correcting qualified plan issues through the various national programs available for resolution of such matters. She assists financial institutions and pension professionals in complying with the complex regulatory environment applicable to the employee benefits area.

Specific expertise includes:

Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur, L.L.P., Columbus, Ohio. 1989 – January 2005

Partner, Head of Employee Benefits Practice Group

Martin, Eichenberger & Baxter, Co., L.P.A., Worthington, Ohio. 1985 – 1989

Partner

James Tansey & Associates, Washington, D.C. 1983 – 1985

Of Counsel

Diane K. Goulder, Co., L.P.A., Worthington, Ohio. 1979 – 1985

Principal

Mayer, Terakedis & Blue (f/k/a Mayer, Terakedis & Weed), Columbus, Ohio. 1975 – 1979

Associate

EDUCATION

Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York, Juris Doctor degree, 1975

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, Bachelor of Arts degree, Political Science and English, 1972, summa cum laude.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Presentations/Publications/CLE

Honors & Awards

Bar Status

Admitted to practice in Ohio.

Affiliations

American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, Ohio State Bar Foundation Fellow.

Appointments

Pension Liaison Group for the Northeast key District of the Internal Revenue Service

Planning Committee, Creative Pension and Benefits Seminar, OSU College of Law (sponsor)