Helen Morrison JD

Ernst & Young LLP, Ernst & Young LLP

Helen H. Morrison is a principal in the Washington National Compensation and Benefits practice of Ernst & Young LLP. Prior to joining the firm, Helen served from 2007–12 as the Deputy Benefits Tax Counsel in the Office of Benefits Tax Counsel for the Department of the Treasury. She played a lead role in the Administration’s tax-related initiatives on health care reform and executive compensation, including the Affordable Care Act tax matters, sections 409A and 457(f) deferred compensation rules for taxable and tax-exempt organizations, section 457A rules on deferred compensation for companies in “tax indifferent” jurisdictions, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), and other tax-related compensation matters. Helen has presented and written extensively on compensation, employee benefits, health insurance, and other related matters. Before Helen joined the Treasury Department, she was a partner in the Employee Benefits Practice of McDermott, Will & Emery.