Amanda Hines Gold

Amanda Hines Gold

Of Counsel

San Francisco, (415) 268-6856


University of Arizona (B.S., 2001)
Arizona State University College of Law (J.D., 2007)

Bar Admissions


Amanda Hines Gold's practice includes a broad spectrum of matters relating to ERISA and employee benefits, including:

  • Employee benefit issues that arise with corporate transactions, including due diligence on employee benefit matters; analysis and negotiation of employee benefit provisions in transaction documents; analysis of golden parachute payments under Section 280G of the Internal Revenue Code; counseling sellers as to the most appropriate disposition of their existing benefit plans; and working with buyers in transitioning employees of the acquired entity into new employee benefit programs.
  • The design, implementation, and administration of pension, Section 401(k) and Section 403(b) plans; severance and early retirement programs; flexible benefit or "cafeteria" plans; and non-qualified deferred compensation plans.
  • Managing the resolution of plan compliance issues through both the IRS's and Department of Labor's voluntary correction programs.

Amanda earned a J.D. from Arizona State University, magna cum laude, where she was a managing editor of the Arizona State Law Journal.

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