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Location:    Denver, Colorado, Denver
Phone:        720-924-1040
Email:         Email Me

Ralph W. Shaw works exclusively in taxation, employee benefits, and ERISA (the primary law governing the operation of pension and welfare benefit plans). He earned his B.S. in Business from the University of Northern Colorado with an emphasis in Small Business Management. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver School of Law.

Mr. Shaw is a member of the Colorado Bar Association (taxation and trust and estates sections), Denver Bar Association, American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, and he is past President of the Greater Denver Tax Counsel Association. Since 2006 he has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Employee Benefits (Copyright 2018, 2019 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, South Carolina).

Areas of Practice

  • ERISA
  • 401(k)
  • IRS Correction Programs and Audits
  • Retirement Plans
  • Fiduciary Duty
  • Cash Balance Pension Plans
  • DOL Penalties and Audits
  • Taxation
  • Employee Benefits

Education

  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    • J.D.
  • University of Northern Colorado
    • B.S.
    • Major: Small Business Management

Honors and Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America® in the Field of Employee Benefits (Copyright 2018, 2019 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, South Carolina)., 2006 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association, Taxation and Trust and Estates Sections, Member
  • Denver Bar Association, Member
  • American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, Member
  • Greater Denver Tax Counsel Association, Past President