Greg Ash JD

Partner, Employee Benefits Practice Group Chair, Spencer Fane LLP

As the leader of Spencer Fane's Employee Benefits Practice Group, Greg Ash helps his clients maximize the value and minimize the risks inherent in their benefit plans. With more than 25 years of experience, Greg translates complicated legal issues under ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code into meaningful decision points for employers. He forecasts risk and identifies opportunities to help his clients meet their business objectives. Greg knows the retirement industry inside and out, representing not only employers but also large record keepers and other service providers. He advises clients on the entire spectrum of benefits issues, including retirement, health and welfare, and executive compensation matters. As leader of the firm's ERISA litigation practice, Greg uses his substantive knowledge of ERISA and the Tax Code to create unique litigation avoidance strategies and, when necessary, winning defense arguments. He recently served as a panel presenter at the American Conference Institute's National ERISA Litigation Conferences in New York City and Chicago.