“Mergers & Acquisitions: How to Turn M&Ayhem Into M&Agnificent”
Ilene H. Ferenczy, J.D., CPC, APA
Managing Partner Ferenczy Benefits Law Center
Ilene Ferenczy advises clients on all types of employee benefit plans, particularly focusing on qualified retirement plans, benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions, and advising third-party administrators on technical and practice issues. Having become an attorney after more than ten years as a third-party administrator, she brings a unique and practical approach to her advice. She is a member of the State Bars of Georgia and California, and holds designations as a Certified Pension Consultant from the ASPPA and Accredited Pension Administrator from NIPA. Ms. Ferenczy is the 2007 recipient of ASPPA’s Educator of the Year Award, and the 2017 recipient of NIPA’s Excellence in Education Award.
Ilene is a nationally known speaker on benefits issues, and has authored more than 100 articles for publications such as the Journal of Pension Benefits, The 401(k) Advisor, and the ASPPA Journal (now The Plan Consultant). Her book, Employee Benefits in Mergers and Acquisitions, an Aspen publication, is now in its 17th edition. Ms. Ferenczy is a past adjunct professor in the College of Law at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, and on the Employee Benefits Advisory Board of the John Marshall Law Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits in Chicago, Illinois.