Christina Porras is a senior associate in the Tax Strategy & Benefits Practice, based in the Washington DC office. Christina’s practice focuses on advising a broad range of clients, including corporations, tax-exempt entities, benefit fund plan offices and collectively bargained multiemployer plans, on compliance and transactions related to health and welfare, qualified retirement plan, ERISA litigation, and day-to-day ERISA and tax compliance matters.
Christina advises on all aspects of employee benefits law, including tax qualification, plan design, reporting and disclosure obligations, negotiating contracts and agreements, funding, administrative compliance, eligibility and coverage issues, and claims and appeals issues. Christina regularly advises on plan sponsor and client ERISA fiduciary obligations ranging from retirement plan investments to maintaining Department of Labor (DOL) cybersecurity best practices and mitigating costs in retirement and welfare plan design. Christina also advises on executive compensation and transactional issues.
Prior to joining the firm, Christina worked for a boutique ERISA firm and worked in-house for a set of multiemployer pension and health and benefit plans. She also litigated cases brought under ERISA.