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Vince brings more than 30 years of experience, knowledge and insight to bear in navigating employers through the complex laws that impact the design, operation and termination of employee benefit and executive compensation plans.

Vince serves as an advisor to the boards, committees, trustees and key executives of private and public companies, financial institutions and nonprofit organizations.

He resolves compliance issues for retirement, health and welfare and executive compensation plans. He also negotiates the administrative and investment contracts and agreements for those plans, advises on fiduciary and directors’ and officers’ liability, corporate governance and plan investment issues, and he handles benefit and executive compensation issues in mergers and acquisitions.

Vince is also a popular speaker on employee benefits and executive compensation issues with business and professional groups.

Professional Activities

American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, Fellow, 2006-present

Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants Biannual Employee Benefits Conference, Member, Planning Committee, 1993-present

Western Pension & Benefits Conference, Portland Chapter, Board of Directors,1983-2010

  • Western Pension & Benefits Conference
    • President,1997-1998
    • Benefits Bulletin, Former Editor

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Speaking Engagements

Past Appearances


  • Oregon
  • New York


J.D., Fordham University School of Law

B.A., New York University

Honors & Recognition

  • Chambers USA (Oregon) Leading Individual, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, 2020-present
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, 2001-present
    • Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year,” Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, 2024, 2019, 2015
  • Oregon Super Lawyers list
    • Portland Monthly, 2001-2014
    • Oregon Super Lawyers, 2006-2015
    • Super Lawyers Business Edition, 2014-2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating
    • Martindale-Hubbell, “2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment”


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