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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 2019, CALI Award, Business Organizations; CALI Award, Antitrust; CALI Award, Contracts II
    • B.A., Kansas State University, 2016

As an associate in the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice, Rafael focuses his practice on a variety of employee benefits matters. Rafael partners with Polsinelli attorneys on designing and implementing qualified plans, health and welfare plans and non-qualified compensation arrangements. Rafael provides counseling services that align legal strategies with clients’ business objectives.

Prior to joining the firm, Rafael served as Polsinelli summer associate and law clerk. His experience includes drafting individually designed plans, resolutions and amendments; addressing deferred compensation issues involving 409A; helping employers navigate EPCRS; and other employee welfare considerations. He also has experience working with ESOPs and other profit sharing plans.

 
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Co-Fiduciary Contribution and Indemnification in ERISA: Not Implicit Remedies
Author, University of Kansas Law Review
2019