Felicia A. Finston has over 24 years of experience handling benefit and compensation issues for Fortune 500 and other public and private companies and tax-exempt entities (including church-related organizations and government employers). An important part of her practice is representing clients before the IRS, the DOL and the PBGC in connection with employee benefit plan audits and under voluntary submission programs such as EPCRS and DFVC. Ms. Finston regularly advises clients regarding executive compensation and governance matters, such as SEC disclosure and filing issues, shareholder approval issues and proxy disclosure requirements involving compensatory arrangements. She also provides legal counsel on health plan regulatory concerns, including HIPAA compliance issues and Medicare coordination of benefit matters.
Felicia is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2003-2013 and Who's Who Legal: Texas, 2007-2008. She was honored by Best Lawyers- as 2011 Dallas Employee Benefits Lawyer of the Year. She has also been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer in Employee Benefits/ERISA Law, 2004-2012, by Thomson Reuters; and one of the Top 50 Female Super Lawyers, 2007 through 2011, by Thomson Reuters; as well as one of the Top 100 Texas Lawyers, 2007 through 2011, by Thomson Reuters. D Magazine named Felicia one of the "Best Lawyers in Dallas" in ERISA Law, 2007-2012 and one of the "Top 50 Women Lawyers," in 2010. In 2003, the Bureau National Affairs recognized her as a "Distinguished Author".