David F. Jones, co-chair of the employee benefits and executive compensation group, represents both public and private corporations, private equity investors, and hedge funds with respect to qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, as well as executive compensation and employee welfare benefit matters. Mr. Jones has done extensive work in dealing with the employee benefit aspects of mergers and acquisitions, representing both buyers and sellers. In addition, he assists clients with the integration and redesign of their employee benefit programs following significant acquisitions.
Mr. Jones has been consistently recognized as a leading lawyer for employee benefits in Chambers USA, a referral guide to leading lawyers in the United States based on the opinions of their peers and clients. In its 2011 edition, clients noted that Mr. Jones is "a very diligent and thorough attorney." He is also listed in The Legal 500 (U.S.) and The Best Lawyers in America.
Temple University, B.B.A., 1979, cum laude
Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 1982, cum laude, Business Editor of the Temple Law Review
New York University School of Law, LL.M., 1984, in Taxation
Publications and Lectures
Mr. Jones has lectured on employee benefit matters at seminars and conferences sponsored by the Association of Corporate Counsel, the Practising Law Institute, the Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Delaware Employee Benefits Association, and the Strategic Research Institute.