Butterfield Schechter LLP is pleased to announce that partner Rob Butterfield was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 in the field of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Additionally, due to high peer feedback, Rob was also recognized as the 2018 San Diego Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law “Lawyer of the Year”. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” award. Rob has been included in “The Best Lawyers in America” 1991-2000, 2005-2011, 2013-2017.
Rob is a nationally recognized expert on ERISA and pension plans. He is the co-founder of Butterfield Schechter LLP with a practice emphasis is on employee benefits, executive compensation, ERISA, estate planning and corporate planning. He has practiced employee benefit, tax and corporate law since 1977. Rob is a co-founder of Promises2Kids (formerly known as the Child Abuse Prevention Foundation of San Diego County) and serves as an "emeritus" member of its Board of Directors. He is a current member and former president of the Western Pension and Employee Benefits Conference – San Diego Chapter.