McCarter & English's leading Tax & Employee Benefits Practice attorneys advise clients from all sectors on federal and state tax controversies and litigation, multistate tax planning and controversy, closely held business counseling and planning, and real property tax planning and appeals. We also represent tax exempt entities in all phases of operations, and assist clients in making contributions to such organizations. Our cross-disciplinary team includes lawyers who provide representation in connection with ERISA, employee benefits and executive compensation matters. We help clients navigate complex fiduciary obligations and plan governance issues, and assess and minimize the risks of ERISA litigation.