Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon

John S. Zollo Elected Partner at Barclay Damon

SYRACUSE, NY — January 6, 2016 — Barclay Damon, LLP announces the promotion of John S. Zollo to partner.

Mr. Zollo is resident in the firm’s Syracuse office and is a member of the Labor & Employment practice area.

Mr. Zollo’s practice includes all areas of employee benefits law including qualified retirement plans, nonqualified deferred compensation plans, health and welfare plans, plan investigations and correction programs. A significant portion of his practice is devoted to employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) including ESOP transactions, compliance and fiduciary counseling. Mr. Zollo has worked with benefit plans in multiple capacities. He has served as an administrative committee member for 401(k) and profit sharing plans, including a plan with over 4,000 participants and $170MM in plan assets. Mr. Zollo has also served as the Trustee of ESOPs in the construction and manufacturing industries. He counsels clients on Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) compliance, benefit plan tax-qualification issues, and investment matters. He advises board members, plan administrators, investment committees, trustees, and investment advisors on best practices to limit exposure to fiduciary liability.

Mr. Zollo is a graduate Columbia University and received an M.S. in Psychology from Ohio University and his J.D. from the University of California, Davis School of Law.

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