Karen W. Scheffler

Karen W. Scheffler

Senior ERISA Legal Counsel

1 Years at AB
23 Years of experience

Karen W. Scheffler is Senior Vice President and Senior ERISA Legal Counsel at AB, responsible for overseeing the firm’s compliance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”). She also leads the firm’s monitoring and client education activities with regard to the fiduciary and regulatory requirements that impact retirement plans and advisors. Prior to joining AB, Scheffler was a partner at a law firm in New York City, where she advised clients on all aspects of ERISA that impact investment management. Before that she was of counsel at two other large law firms. Scheffler began her career at the US Department of Labor as an investigator focused on ERISA enforcement, and subsequently worked at Deloitte Tax, consulting with plan sponsors on employee benefits. She holds a BA in English from the University of California at Los Angeles and a JD from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. Location: New York

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