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Abbey L. Keppler concentrates in ERISA and employee benefits law, advising clients in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation. Ms. Keppler’s experience covers a broad range of employee benefits issues including the design, implementation, administration and compliance aspects of qualified pension, profit sharing and 401(k) plans, tax sheltered annuities, multi-employer plans, nonqualified SERPs and other executive compensation arrangements and welfare and cafeteria plans. She also advises clients on fiduciary and prohibited transaction issues. Her clients have included tax exempt organizations, entities in bankruptcy and parties to mergers, acquisitions and other financial transactions affecting employee benefits.


  • Co-author, "U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Amendments to 'Investment Duties' Regulation to Address ESG Investments," Employee Relations Law Journal, October 6, 2020

  • Co-author, "What you need to know about IRS guidance on CARES Act retirement plan provisions," Benefits Pro, June16, 2020

  • Co-author, “IRS Issues Guidance on CARES Act Retirement Plan Distribution and Loan Provisions,” Stroock Special Bulletin, May 11, 2020

Admitted To Practice

New York, New Jersey


J.D., cum laude, Seton Hall University School of Law, 1983

B.A., Beaver College, 1971