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Andrew R. Overway

Counsel

Atlanta
Direct: (404) 885-6715
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Andrew Overway is counsel in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Atlanta office.

He assists publicly traded and private companies in complying with the complicated tax and ERISA laws affecting employee benefits by providing clients with understandable and practical advice.  He advises plan sponsors and human resource personnel on the design, implementation and administration of employee benefit plans and executive compensation arrangements, including pension and 401(k) plans, welfare plans, nonqualified deferred compensation plans, severance plans, equity compensation plans and employment and separation agreements. Mr. Overway has experience assisting clients with IRS, Department of Labor and Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation audits and  required filings including, determination letter applications, tax returns, private letter requests, QSLOB applications, annuals reports, and plan termination filings.  In addition, he has experience helping clients with IRS and Department of Labor correction programs for qualified and nonqualified plans.

Mr. Overway leverages his engineering background to assist clients with data driven solutions to the design and administration of their benefit plans through the analysis of demographic and compensation data to achieve client design specifications and legal compliance. He prepares nondiscrimination testing and operational audits for qualified and nonqualified  retirement plans and welfare plans.

Andrew Overway is counsel in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Atlanta office.

He assists publicly traded and private companies in complying with the complicated tax and ERISA laws affecting employee benefits by providing clients with understandable and practical advice.  He advises plan sponsors and human resource personnel on the design, implementation and administration of employee benefit plans and executive compensation arrangements, including pension and 401(k) plans, welfare plans, nonqualified deferred compensation plans, severance plans, equity compensation plans and employment and separation agreements. Mr. Overway has experience assisting clients with IRS, Department of Labor and Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation audits and  required filings including, determination letter applications, tax returns, private letter requests, QSLOB applications, annuals reports, and plan termination filings.  In addition, he has experience helping clients with IRS and Department of Labor correction programs for qualified and nonqualified plans.

Mr. Overway leverages his engineering background to assist clients with data driven solutions to the design and administration of their benefit plans through the analysis of demographic and compensation data to achieve client design specifications and legal compliance. He prepares nondiscrimination testing and operational audits for qualified and nonqualified  retirement plans and welfare plans.

Education

  • J.D., University of Georgia, cum laude (2007)
    University of Georgia Law Review
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (1998)

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, highest honors (1997)
    Eta Kappa Nu
    Tau Beta Pi

Admissions

  • Georgia

Courts

  • Supreme Court of Georgia

Affiliations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers