Avant Building - Suite 900
200 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202-2107
Robert W. Patterson is a partner in the Firm's Employee Benefits and Health Care practice groups. He concentrates his practice on employee compensation and benefits matters, including pension, 401(k) and other qualified retirement plans, ESOPs, health, cafeteria (§125) and other welfare plans, deferred compensation plans, executive compensation, and advising businesses with regard to benefit plan issues relating to mergers and acquisitions. He also advises physicians and physician groups and other health care providers with respect to corporate compliance, Federal and state anti-fraud, kickback and self-referral laws, HIPAA matters and other health care laws and regulations.
State University of New York at Buffalo (B.A., English, summa cum laude, 1980); State University of New York at Buffalo (J.D., magna cum laude, 1983)
New York State, 1984
ERISA; Qualified Retirement Plans; Executive Compensation; Welfare plans
Prior to joining Jaeckle Fleischmann, Mr. Patterson served for three years as Senior Counsel to the law firm of Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC. He began his legal career in 1983 with the Buffalo law firm of Cohen Swados Wright Hanifin Bradford & Brett as an associate and then a partner.
New York State Bar Association; American Bar Association; Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association; National Center for Employee Ownership; International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans; Society for Human Resources Management; Listed, Best Lawyers in America
Former Member, Board of Directors, Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus