Erick D. Reitz


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Phone:       206-398-1500
Fax:             206-398-1501

Areas of Practice

  • ERISA and Tax Code Compliance

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 2013
  • Washington, 2015


  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • J.D. – 2013
    • Honors: With Highest Distinction
    • Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for Top Grade in Twelve Classes
    • Honors: Guy Cleveland Chambers Gold Medallion, 2013
    • Law Review: Nebraska Law Review, Executive Editor
  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • B.A. – 2010
    • Honors: With High Distinction
    • Honors: Dean’s List, 2006-2010

Published Works

  • A Clerk’s Lineup: Ten Underemphasized Aspects of Appellate Practice, KCBA Bar Bulletin, 2015
  • Children and Categorization: Keeping Free Speech on Track in Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Ass’n, 91 Neb. L. Rev. 4 (2013)

Honors and Awards

  • William Jay Riley, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, Judicial Clerk, 2013 – 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
  • King County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division (Board of Trustees 2016-2019; Chair of the Board 2018-2019)

Pro Bono Activities

  • Wayfind Non-Profit Startup Advocacy Program, 2015
  • KCBA Neighborhood Legal Clinics and KCBA Housing Justice Project, 2015

Erick’s focus includes counseling plan sponsors, trustees and institutional service providers regarding Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Code compliance standards and strategies for plan design.