Attorney at Law, Covington & Burling LLP
Richard Shea is chair of Covington’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice, and is based in the firm’s Washington office. Mr. Shea is widely regarded as the nation’s leading authority on cash balance, pension equity, and other complex benefit plan designs. His practice spans the full breadth of activities needed to help his clients resolve novel, sensitive, or intractable issues. His approach focuses on developing important new legal insights and ideas, and then combining them into effective litigation, legislative, regulatory, and benefit design strategies for his clients.