David P. Ofenloch


David P. Ofenloch joined Clifton Budd & DeMaria as a Partner in 2018. David is a member of the Firm’s team that counsels employers primarily engaged in or providing services to the real estate industry on labor and employment-related issues. David's practice concentrates on employee benefits and executive compensation matters. In addition, he provides employment and labor law advice and counsel to employers.

David has over 14 years of experience advising clients on the range of benefit plan design, implementation, and administration. Specifically, he counsels clients in the context of day-to-day plan administration, plan investments, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and ongoing compliance. His advice extends to matters involving qualified and nonqualified deferred compensation plans, health and welfare benefit plans, equity compensation, and other arrangements. David advises on both ongoing benefits issues and transactional matters. He has counselled employers, boards of trustees, plan administrators, and plan sponsors on the design and operation of plans to comply with the requirements of applicable law, including the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA and the ACA. He also counsels multiemployer plans and contributing employers on complex multiemployer plan issues. This includes representing employers in all types of withdrawal liability matters under the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act of 1980. David has represented clients before the Internal Revenue Service, the United States Department of Labor, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, and numerous state and federal courts.

David counsels employers of various sizes and across many industries on day-to-day employment and human resources issues, such as personnel policies and procedures, employment, independent contractor and severance agreements, restrictive covenants, investigations, accommodations, and employee hiring, discipline, and discharge. David also advises clients in connection with labor/management relations. David’s practice with labor-side law firms before joining Clifton Budd & DeMaria gives him a valuable perspective and breadth of experience when counseling management clients.

Prior to joining the firm, David practiced in the labor and employment and employee benefits practice groups of a multi-national law firm, resident in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

David has written and spoken on several of the areas of his practice and is an active member in various professional and networking organizations.


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