GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Foster Swift attorney Mindi M. Johnson was named co-leader of the firm’s business & tax practice group. She will head the 25-attorney practice group alongside co-leader, Joel C. Farrar.
A graduate of St. Louis University School of Law and Calvin College, Johnson practices in the areas of employee benefits law. In that regard, she assists businesses, nonprofits and municipalities in designing benefit programs to attract and retain employees. Such programs include retirement plans, health & welfare plans, executive compensation arrangements and employee stock ownership plans.
Additionally, Johnson advises clients on strategies to ensure to ensure legal compliance of benefit plans and to protect their tax-favored status on both a proactive basis and in response to governmental audits and investigations. She also consults with benefit plan fiduciaries and administrators to develop processes and procedures to reduce potential liability.
In addition, Johnson also sits on the Taxation Section Council for the State Bar of Michigan, serves as Editor of the Michigan Tax Lawyer and acts as a subcommittee Vice Chair for the American Bar Association Taxation Section Employee Benefits Committee.