Partner – Ferenczy Benefits Law Center LLP
Alison J. Cohen, J.D., CPC, is a Partner with Ferenczy Benefits Law Center LLP in Atlanta, Georgia. Alison advises clients on many issues related to qualified retirement plans, including design, mergers and acquisitions, audits, and operational issues. Alison commonly works with clients that have operational issues and guiding them through the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and/or Department of Labor (DOL) corrective programs, preparing corrective filings, and preparing and supporting clients through an audit conducted by the IRS and/or DOL.
Alison is a member of the Georgia and California State Bar and holds her designation as a Certified Pension Consultant from the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA).
Prior to joining Ferenczy Benefits Law Center, Alison worked at a large bundled service provider for nearly 16 years as an Associate Vice President, Compliance Manager and Regulatory Liaison. As part of her responsibilities there, Alison served as a national speaker on audit and correction issues.
Alison sat on the Employee Plans Subcommittee of the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax-Exempt and Governmental Entities (ACT) and served as Chair 2015-2016. Alison is a current member of ASPPA’s Retirement Plan Academy Board and Legislative Relations Committee, and served in past years as the Chair of the CPC Exam Committee and President of the ASPPA Benefits Council of Atlanta. Alison is the current President of the Pension Education Council of Atlanta.