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Fasken’s pension and benefits group gains Calgary partner

Wednesday, February 06, 2019 @ 3:18 PM | By John Chunn

Fasken announced that partner Michael Wolpert has joined the firm’s pensions and benefits group in Calgary.

According to Fasken’s press release, Wolpert provides strategic advice and counsel on legal, legislative and regulatory issues for retirement plans, employment benefits and related human resource matters to public and private sector clients. He practises exclusively in pensions and benefits law.

“Our clients will benefit from Michael’s in-depth experience in governance and administration of retirement and benefit plans,” said Clarke Barnes, co-managing partner, Calgary.

“His comprehensive understanding of related regulatory and tax implications is a plus for our team as well,” added Robert Maxwell, co-managing partner, Calgary.

“We welcome Michael to Fasken,” said Ross Gascho, partner and leader of the pensions and benefits group. “He is well known for his experience in complex and multijurisdictional pensions and benefit issues and significantly strengthens our team.”