Kristi Anderson Wells Welcomed as Employee Benefits Attorney
June 17, 2008
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is pleased to announce the June 16 addition of Attorney Kristi Anderson Wells to its office in Denver, Colorado.
Ms. Wells joins Sherman & Howard's Tax & Probate Group as Counsel, and will focus her practice on Executive Compensation, Employee Benefits, ERISA and Taxation. Prior to joining Sherman & Howard, Ms. Wells practiced at firms in Seattle and Denver. She has published extensively in her areas of specialization, and acts as a tax commentator on NPR's Morning Edition. She earned her LL.M. from the University of Washington School of Law in 1998, her Juris Doctor from the University of Washington School of Law in 1997, and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington, Seattle, in 1994
Members of Sherman & Howard's seven-attorney Employee Benefits Team are recognized as leaders in the industry. Three of the Team's attorneys were top-ranked in Colorado in the recent 2008 Chambers USA rankings, and four were listed in the latest Colorado edition of Best Lawyers in 2008. The Team provides comprehensive advice to clients in structuring and administering all types of employee benefit plans, and provides guidance on compliance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ("ERISA") and applicable provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, as well as handling other issues of employee benefits law.
Sherman & Howard L.L.C., established in 1892, is the oldest law firm in Denver. The Firm assists its clients in most aspects of law affecting businesses and public institutions. More than 160 of the Firm's attorneys currently practice in offices in Denver, Colorado Springs, Steamboat Springs, and Vail, Colorado; Phoenix, Arizona; Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada; and St. Louis, Missouri.