" I help employers craft compensation programs to reward and retain key talent. "
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Shad C. Fagerland, JD

Shad is an attorney with more than 17 years of experience as an employee benefits specialist. At SD Retirement Solutions, he helps employers design and administer their employee benefit plans, including qualified retirement plans (such as 401(k) plans and ESOPs), health and welfare plans, and nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements. 

Prior to joining Schneider Downs, Shad served for three years in the Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service, where he drafted guidance on issues impacting employee benefit plan sponsors. His published guidance spans topics such as health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs); health savings accounts (HSAs); tax treatment of same-sex spouses; and employer reporting of offers of health coverage on IRS Forms 1094-C and 1095-C.

 

Professional Licenses & Designations

Virginia State Bar
District of Columbia Bar

Education

B.A. – Psychology, Augustana College (SD)
M.A. – English, Iowa State University
J.D. – Yale Law School

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Pittsburgh

One PPG Place, Suite 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Columbus

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Columbus, OH 43215

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Washington, D.C.

1660 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102

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