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Eighteen Dean Mead Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2015®

Published: August 27th, 2014

Orlando, Fla. – Eighteen Dean Mead attorneys in 15 legal fields were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015® (Copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, South Carolina). The specific fields of practice and attorneys are as follows: Area of Practice Attorney Name Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law Lynn […]

Seventeen Dean Mead Attorneys Named As Florida Super Lawyers 2014

Published: June 26th, 2014

Orlando, Fla. – The publication Florida Super Lawyers has named 17 attorneys at Dean Mead to their annual list of top attorneys in Florida for 2014.  No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected. Lauren Y. Detzel, Shareholder, was selected among the ‘Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers 2014’, and has been previously recognized for this […]

District Court Dismisses Money Damages and Injunctive Relief Claims of DOL Against ESOP Valuation Firm

Published: April 30th, 2014

By: Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II

Orlando, Fla. – Dean Mead was named among the best law firms in the Orlando, Jacksonville and West Palm Beach Metropolitan Rankings in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list released by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®. Awards were given in 74 national practice areas and 120 metropolitan practice areas. The “Best Law Firms” […]

Eighteen Dean Mead Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2015®

Published: August 27th, 2014

Orlando, Fla. – Eighteen Dean Mead attorneys in 15 legal fields were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015® (Copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, South Carolina). The specific fields of practice and attorneys are as follows: Area of Practice Attorney Name Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law Lynn […]

Seventeen Dean Mead Attorneys Named As Florida Super Lawyers 2014

Published: June 26th, 2014

Orlando, Fla. – The publication Florida Super Lawyers has named 17 attorneys at Dean Mead to their annual list of top attorneys in Florida for 2014.  No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected. Lauren Y. Detzel, Shareholder, was selected among the ‘Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers 2014’, and has been previously recognized for this […]

District Court Dismisses Money Damages and Injunctive Relief Claims of DOL Against ESOP Valuation Firm

Published: April 30th, 2014

By: Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II

Jay Van Heyde’s byline is published in the April 2014 ESOP Report newsletter, a publication of The ESOP Association. Mr. Van Heyde is a shareholder in Dean Mead’s Orlando office. He has been an Advisory member of the ESOP Association’s Legislative and Regulatory Committee, as well as Florida Advisory member of the New South Chapter of the ESOP […]

2014 Best Lawyers in America® Recognizes 18 Dean Mead Attorneys as Leaders in their Fields

Published: August 30th, 2013

BEST LAWYERS RECOGNIZES 18 DEAN MEAD ATTORNEYS AS 2014 BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA® Orlando, Fla. – Dean Mead announced today that eighteen attorneys were selected by their peers as 2014 Best Lawyers in America®. The attorneys selected for 2014 and the areas of practice for which they have received this recognition are listed in the table […]

Jay Van Heyde to Speak at Half-day Conference: “Managing Employee Benefits and Related Costs”

Published: April 2nd, 2013

By: Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II

Managing Employee Benefits and Related Costs: An Educational Seminar Friday, April 26, 2013Orlando, Florida7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Save April 26, 2013, for a half-day educational seminar that will address best practices to manage employee benefits, reduce costs and enhance profitability, while ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Topics to be discussed: Managing your […]

Jay Van Heyde Speaks to Association of Corporate Counsel Central Florida

Published: April 20th, 2012

By: Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II

On April 19, 2012, Dean Mead Shareholder Jay Van Heyde presented a seminar to the members of the Association of Corporate Counsel (A.C.C.) Central Florida.  His presentation materials are included here: JVH PPT – Corporate Compliance and U.S. Dept. of Labor (O0696727) Corporate Compliance and theU.S. Department of Labor:How to Bulletproof Your Company from DOL and Participant Initiated ERISA Liability Qualified […]

Jay Van Heyde Speaks at EAF Seminar in Orlando on “Fiduciary and New Fee Requirements”

Published: March 8th, 2012

Dean Mead attorney, Jay Van Heyde, was among four featured speakers at the March EAF program on March 7, 2012. Fiduciary & New Fee Requirements Retirement requires prudent governance by plan sponsors and fiduciaries. It is in the best interests, and legal duty pursuant to ERISA, of those responsible for the plan and plan participants […]

Use of ESOPs for Business Succession and Estate Planning

Published: May 21st, 2009

By: Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II

A. Selling stock to an ESOP 1. If a selling shareholder sells company stock to an ESOP, and immediately thereafter, the ESOP owns 30% or more of the company, the selling shareholder can defer the gain under Code Section 1042. 2. Company must be a regular, C-corporation to get the tax deferral. 3. Subject to […]