Employee benefits attorney Judy Burdg joins firm

McAfee & Taft, the state’s largest law firm, has announced that ERISA attorney Judy Burdg has joined its Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group. Her practice encompasses a broad range of employee benefits matters involving retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and executive compensation. Much of her employee benefits practice is focused on the design, implementation and administration of various forms of retirement and health plans, as well as benefit matters related to corporate mergers and acquisitions.

As part of her counseling practice, Burdg advises clients on compliance issues with the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Labor as well as complex compliance matters related to the implementation of health care reform.

Burdg graduated cum laude from the Oklahoma City University School of Law in 2012 and worked in private practice while earning a master of laws degree in taxation from the University of Florida the following year. Her prior career experience includes serving as assistant general counsel with the Protest/Litigation Section of the Oklahoma Tax Commission and as assistant general counsel of a Tulsa-based international consulting and software group of companies.

McAfee & Taft is one of the nation’s 250 largest law firms as ranked by the National Law Journal, and its Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice ranks as one of the largest of its kind in the region.