Andrew R. Dietrich
Andrew R. Dietrich advises clients on a wide range of issues arising under ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, and related laws and regulations as they relate to qualified pension and welfare plans. He has practiced employee benefit plan law exclusively during his career and has extensive experience representing collectively-bargained multiemployer and single employer defined benefit and defined contribution pension plans, health and welfare plans, apprenticeship funds, and other employee benefit plans subject to ERISA.
Mr. Dietrich counsels clients throughout the country in various aspects of plan administration, plan design, and tax qualification. He has represented and assisted clients in Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service investigations, complex investment agreements, real estate leases, service provider requests for proposal, and plan mergers and asset and liability transfers. He has substantial experience negotiating service provider contracts on behalf of clients, including agreements with HMOs, PPOs, pharmacy benefit managers, insurance companies, benefits consultants, website providers, auditors, and actuaries. In addition, Mr. Dietrich routinely works on subrogation and benefit overpayment collection matters, employer contribution delinquencies, subpoenas, and qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs).
Mr. Dietrich received his law degree, with honors, from the George Washington University Law School and received a B.S. in Psychology from The College of William and Mary. During law school, Mr. Dietrich interned in the Office of Health Plans Standards and Compliance Assistance of the Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration. Mr. Dietrich is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Pennsylvania.
District of Columbia
George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, 2007
The College of William and Mary, B.S., 2002