Cheryl is an attorney in Mayard Cooper’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group. She has a robust background handling a broad range of employee benefits matters for business clients of all types and sizes.
With over 30 years of employee benefits experience, Cheryl has assisted clients with pension compliance and related concerns, drafting and negotiating company employee benefit contracts including license and service agreements, tax and reporting matters, and drafting other types of corporate documents, such as buy-sell agreements. She also has experience in the area of estate and probate matters. Cheryl previously maintained legal qualification of qualified plan recordkeeping and payment systems (Forms 1099 and state income tax withholding). She regularly consults with clients on compliance issues pertaining to qualified plans and provides training on compliance matters.
Cheryl formerly served as attorney counsel for a national holding company that provides life and supplemental health insurance. In this role, she maintained compliance of pension, profit sharing, welfare, and nonqualified employee benefit plans of the holding company and its affiliated companies.
Cheryl is a graduate of Cumberland School of Law, the University of Texas at Austin and completed several graduate tax law courses at the University of Alabama School of Law graduate tax program.
University of Alabama School of Law, (Graduate Tax Law Studies)
Cumberland School of Law (1977, J.D.)
University of Texas at Austin, (1974, Bachelor of Journalism)