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Morgan L. Kreiser represents employers in all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation compliance matters, including ERISA compliance, qualified retirement plans, nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements, equity compensation incentives, public employer retirement systems, and health and welfare benefits. Morgan has addressed complex tax and ERISA issues for her clients and has experience providing retirement plan design counsel and documentation, counseling clients with respect to fiduciary duties and plan corrections, and representing clients before the IRS and Department of Labor.  Morgan also serves as benefits counsel in mergers and acquisitions, and regularly advises clients on complex health and welfare benefit questions.  Morgan 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, Morgan represents third-party administrators with benefit compliance and client servicing matters.

In addition to Morgan’s employee benefits practice, she also regularly advises clients with respect to employment tax and state income tax withholding matters.

Morgan graduated from Creighton University School of Law, cum laude, in 2017, where she served on the Creighton Law Review.  She earned her bachelor’s degree from Central College in Pella, Iowa, where she played soccer and majored in Communication Studies.

Education

  • Creighton University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2017
  • Central College, B.A., 2014

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • WhyArts Inc., Board Member (2023 – present)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association Leadership Academy, Member (2022 – 2023)
  • American Bar Association Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Committee, Vice-Chair (2022 – present)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association Professional Enhancement Committee, Member (2020 – present)
  • Human Resources Association of the Midlands, Member (2019 – 2022)
  • Football for the World, Board Member and Volunteer (2018 – 2022)
  • Omaha Bar Association, Member (2018 – present)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Member (2018 – present)
  • American Bar Association, Member (2018 – present)
  • The National Order of Barristers, Inductee (2017)
  • Creighton University School of Law’s Young Alumni Association, Board Member (2017 – 2020)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Nebraska, 2017
  • Iowa, 2018

Selected Practice Highlights

  • Serving as substantive law consultant in securing summary judgment ruling, in a case of first impression, that held the employer’s time frame for providing a COBRA election notice was extended during the COVID-19 outbreak period and was therefore timely (2021)

Selected Recent Publications

  • “IRS Announces Settlement Programs for ERC,” Nebraska CPA Pub. 6 2024 Issue 1, March 2024

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • “Tax Considerations for Remote Working Arrangements,” Central Nebraska HR 2022 Employment Law Forum, March 2022
  • “The Present and Future Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Labor and Employment Law in the United States,” Creighton Law Review Symposium: Once in a Century: Employment Law and the Legal Legacy of COVID-19, March 2022
  • “Employee Benefits HOT Topics,” Western Nebraska Human Resources Management Association Conference, April 2022
  • “2022 Employee Benefits Update and Common Compliance Pitfalls,” 2022 Labor Law Forum, May 2022

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Profile

Morgan L. Kreiser represents employers in all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation compliance matters, including ERISA compliance, qualified retirement plans, nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements, equity compensation incentives, public employer retirement systems, and health and welfare benefits. Morgan has addressed complex tax and ERISA issues for her clients and has experience providing retirement plan design counsel and documentation, counseling clients with respect to fiduciary duties and plan corrections, and representing clients before the IRS and Department of Labor.  Morgan also serves as benefits counsel in mergers and acquisitions, and regularly advises clients on complex health and welfare benefit questions.  Morgan 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, Morgan represents third-party administrators with benefit compliance and client servicing matters.

In addition to Morgan’s employee benefits practice, she also regularly advises clients with respect to employment tax and state income tax withholding matters.

Morgan graduated from Creighton University School of Law, cum laude, in 2017, where she served on the Creighton Law Review.  She earned her bachelor’s degree from Central College in Pella, Iowa, where she played soccer and majored in Communication Studies.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • WhyArts Inc., Board Member (2023 – present)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association Leadership Academy, Member (2022 – 2023)
  • American Bar Association Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Committee, Vice-Chair (2022 – present)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association Professional Enhancement Committee, Member (2020 – present)
  • Human Resources Association of the Midlands, Member (2019 – 2022)
  • Football for the World, Board Member and Volunteer (2018 – 2022)
  • Omaha Bar Association, Member (2018 – present)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Member (2018 – present)
  • American Bar Association, Member (2018 – present)
  • The National Order of Barristers, Inductee (2017)
  • Creighton University School of Law’s Young Alumni Association, Board Member (2017 – 2020)

Selected Practice Highlights

  • Serving as substantive law consultant in securing summary judgment ruling, in a case of first impression, that held the employer’s time frame for providing a COBRA election notice was extended during the COVID-19 outbreak period and was therefore timely (2021)

Selected Recent Publications

  • “IRS Announces Settlement Programs for ERC,” Nebraska CPA Pub. 6 2024 Issue 1, March 2024

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • “Tax Considerations for Remote Working Arrangements,” Central Nebraska HR 2022 Employment Law Forum, March 2022
  • “The Present and Future Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Labor and Employment Law in the United States,” Creighton Law Review Symposium: Once in a Century: Employment Law and the Legal Legacy of COVID-19, March 2022
  • “Employee Benefits HOT Topics,” Western Nebraska Human Resources Management Association Conference, April 2022
  • “2022 Employee Benefits Update and Common Compliance Pitfalls,” 2022 Labor Law Forum, May 2022

Covid-19 Information Hub

Labor & Employment Law Update

Health Law Alert

Baird Holm Banter® - A Legal Podcast

Benefits Quarterly


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