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Service Vice President

Location:
7041, United States
Posted:
March 01, 2011

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Stuart M. Jentis

* ******** *****

Millburn, NJ *7041

(973) ***-****

Cell: (201) ***-****

abhpxh@r.postjobfree.com

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Corporate Counsel, Compensation & Benefits, Alcatel-Lucent, Murray Hill, NJ

May 2009 - December 2010

. Draft Amendments and Restatements to various ERISA Qualified Plans:

o Defined Contribution Plans

o Defined Benefit Pension Plans

o Health and Welfare Plans

o Severance Plans

. Draft Summary Plan Descriptions for various ERISA Qualified Plans

o Defined Contribution Plans

o Defined Benefit Pension Plans

o Health and Welfare Plans

o Severance Plans

. Serve as legal counsel to the Benefits Operations team, which manages

benefits for over 130,000 active and retired employees, in addressing

issues occurring on a daily basis.

. Serve as legal counsel to the Employee Benefits Committee which hears

appeals on denied claims for benefits.

. Provide legal advice and guidance to ensure that all benefit plans

remain in compliance with the changing law.

. Supervise outside counsel on benefit related litigations.

. Supervise outside counsel on EPCRS and VCP submissions.

. Supervise outside counsel and manage governmental and internal audits

of benefit plans.

. Draft and negotiate vendor serviced agreements.

ERISA / Corporate Counsel, ADP Retirement Services, Florham Park, NJ

October 2005 - October 2008

. Primary contract attorney for ADP Retirement Services:

o Draft service contracts between ADP and its Retirement Plan

customers.

o Negotiate shareholder service agreements with mutual fund

complexes.

o Draft and negotiate vendor service agreements, including but not

limited to, IT license agreements and consulting agreements.

. Provide legal and regulatory counsel to ADP in its capacity as a

distributor of retirement plan investment products and services.

. Serve as an in-house authority for ADP employees relating to 401(a),

401(k), 457(b), 403(b), Executive Deferred Compensation Plans and TSA

recordkeeping business including communicating new developments as

legislative or regulatory changes occur.

. Supervise the production of 401(a), 401(k), 403(b), Executive Deferred

Compensations Plans and 457(b) plans, summary plan descriptions,

amendments, restatements and other plan related documents, including

custom plan forms, investment policy statements, and plan

administrative procedures.

. Drafted modifications to four different prototype plans to be filed as

a minor modifier as part of the EGTRRA restatement process.

. Provide legal advice on the implementation of Qualified Automatic

Enrollment Arrangements (QACAs), Eligible Automatic Enrollment

Arrangements (EACAs) and, Qualified Default Investment Alternatives

(QDIA).

Vice President and Counsel, CitiStreet Associates LLC a StateStreet and

Citigroup

Company, East Brunswick, NJ

December 1997 - September 2005

. Primary contract attorney for CitiStreet Associates LLC (New Jersey

office):

o Draft service contracts between CitiStreet and its Retirement

Plan customers.

o Negotiate shareholder service agreements with mutual fund

complexes.

o Draft and negotiate vendor service agreements, including but not

limited to, IT license agreements and consulting agreements.

. Provide legal and regulatory counsel to CitiStreet in its capacity as

a distributor of retirement plan investment products and services.

. Serve as an in-house authority for CitiStreet employees relating to

401(a), 401(k), 457(b), 403(b) and TSA recordkeeping business

including communicating new developments as legislative or regulatory

changes occur.

. Supervise the production of 401(a), 401(k), 403(b) and 457(b) plans,

summary plan descriptions, amendments, restatements and other plan

related documents, including custom plan forms, investment policy

statements, and plan administrative procedures.

. Draft service contracts for CitiStreet retirement plan customers.

Negotiate shareholder service agreements with mutual fund complexes.

. Serve as the liaison between CitiStreet and it business partners

within CitiGroup on customer complaints arising from the retirement

plan recordkeeping business.

. Manage litigation arising from the retirement plan recordkeeping

business.

. Serve as a Registered Principle of a Broker Dealer (Series 6 & 26).

. Review and approve Broker Dealer marketing material.

. Perform annual compliance reviews of regional offices.

Senior Associate, Menagh, Trainor, Mundo & Falcone, New York, NY

September 1992 - December 1997

. Custom drafted and restated defined benefit and defined contribution

retirement plans and submitted the plan documents to the IRS for

determination letters.

. Advised plan sponsors, plan administrators and plan trustees on the

fiduciary obligations arising from the administration of ERISA

qualified plans.

. Served as litigation counsel to various union based multi-employer

plans.

Law Clerk for the Honorable Jared Honigfeld, New Jersey Superior Court

September 1991 - September 1992

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Licenses

. Admitted in New York and New Jersey, State and Federal Courts

Education:

. The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, JD 1991

. Muhlenberg College, BA 1988



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