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Jeremy T. Christensen represents employers in all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation compliance matters, including ERISA compliance, qualified retirement plans (including ESOPs), nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements, equity compensation incentives, public employer retirement systems, and health and welfare benefits. Jeremy has addressed complex tax and ERISA issues for his clients and has experience providing retirement plan design counsel and documentation, counseling clients with respect to fiduciary duties and plan corrections, advising on Affordable Care Act compliance and reporting, and representing clients before the IRS and Department of Labor.  Jeremy also serves as benefits counsel in mergers and acquisitions, and regularly advises clients on complex health and welfare benefit questions. Jeremy assists large to small businesses, governmental employers, tax-exempt entities, and private and public hospitals in addressing the employee benefit and executive compensations issues they face on a daily basis.  Additionally, Jeremy represents third-party administrators with benefit compliance and client servicing matters.

Jeremy has been recognized by Super Lawyers who has named him a “Rising Star” in 2019.  He graduated from Creighton University School of Law in 2011, where he served on the Creighton Law Review.  He received his Masters of Business Administration from the Creighton University College of Business in 2012.  He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina, magna cum laude, where he majored in Finance and Real Estate.

Jeremy is a member The ESOP Association and served as the firm’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Chair from 2018-2023.  Jeremy has served on the Board of Directors of MENTOR Nebraska since 2016 (serving Secretary of the Board of Directors from 2020-2022) and as Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Legal Diversity Council since 2022. 

Education

  • Creighton University College of Business, MBA, 2012
  • Creighton University School of Law, J.D., 2011
  • University of South Carolina, B.S. Finance and Real Estate, 2008

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Iowa, 2011
  • Nebraska, 2012

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • “2024 Employee Benefits Update,” Central Nebraska HR Employment Law Forum, Grand Island, NE, March 2024
  • Keynote Speaker, “Snake Bitten: Common COBRA Mishaps,” Omnify Benefit Solutions Forum, Lincoln, NE, March 2024

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Profile

Jeremy T. Christensen represents employers in all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation compliance matters, including ERISA compliance, qualified retirement plans (including ESOPs), nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements, equity compensation incentives, public employer retirement systems, and health and welfare benefits. Jeremy has addressed complex tax and ERISA issues for his clients and has experience providing retirement plan design counsel and documentation, counseling clients with respect to fiduciary duties and plan corrections, advising on Affordable Care Act compliance and reporting, and representing clients before the IRS and Department of Labor.  Jeremy also serves as benefits counsel in mergers and acquisitions, and regularly advises clients on complex health and welfare benefit questions. Jeremy assists large to small businesses, governmental employers, tax-exempt entities, and private and public hospitals in addressing the employee benefit and executive compensations issues they face on a daily basis.  Additionally, Jeremy represents third-party administrators with benefit compliance and client servicing matters.

Jeremy has been recognized by Super Lawyers who has named him a “Rising Star” in 2019.  He graduated from Creighton University School of Law in 2011, where he served on the Creighton Law Review.  He received his Masters of Business Administration from the Creighton University College of Business in 2012.  He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina, magna cum laude, where he majored in Finance and Real Estate.

Jeremy is a member The ESOP Association and served as the firm’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Chair from 2018-2023.  Jeremy has served on the Board of Directors of MENTOR Nebraska since 2016 (serving Secretary of the Board of Directors from 2020-2022) and as Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Legal Diversity Council since 2022. 

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • “2024 Employee Benefits Update,” Central Nebraska HR Employment Law Forum, Grand Island, NE, March 2024
  • Keynote Speaker, “Snake Bitten: Common COBRA Mishaps,” Omnify Benefit Solutions Forum, Lincoln, NE, March 2024


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