“We are excited to continue expanding our areas of
expertise, as well as our geographic reach, through the hiring of exceptional
attorneys like William Scogland and Ellen Stone, who are recognized for their
outstanding credentials and comprehensive experience,” says Marcia Wagner,
managing director of the firm, which also has offices in Miami and San Francisco.
Scogland has over 30 years of experience in employee
benefits and executive compensation. He is the former chair of the U.S.
Department of Labor’s Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit
Plans. Scogland joins Wagner from Jenner & Block LLP, where he was the
practice leader of 10 attorneys and maintained responsibility for the firm’s
compensation and benefit matters. His experience includes counseling large
pension plans and investment managers on investment rules and regulations
prescribed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). He also has
extensive experience in funded welfare benefit plans and executive
Stone is a tax attorney with a background in ERISA matters
and estate planning, as well as employee benefit plan and individual taxation.
She was previously employed at Fresenius Medical Care North America
Corporation, where she provided legal advice to human resource and benefits
personnel regarding compliance with federal tax laws governing employee benefit
Wagner Law Group offers support on ERISA law, employment law, human resources,
employee benefits, corporate law, taxation, estate planning, real estate and
litigation. More information about the firm can be found here.