Matthew Eickman Esq.

Director of ERISA Services
Lawing Financial
Director of ERISA Services at Lawing Financial in Overland Park, Kansas, Matthew Eickman has 11 years of private legal practice experience focusing exclusively on employee benefits, including time as a partner with Utz, Miller & Eickman LLC. While in private practice, he has worked closely with sponsors and fiduciaries of defined contribution and defined benefit plans of all sizes, from a few to over 34,000 participants and with plan assets as high as $1.8 billion, and represented clients in front of the DOL, IRS, and PBGC.

In his current role as Director of ERISA Services for Qualified Plan Advisors, Matthew provides fiduciary training, Investment Policy Statement oversight and design, and vendor oversight, and has designed services offered through Plan Health Solutions. He is also a member of the firm’s Investment Advisory Committee. He holds his FINRA Series 7 and 66 registrations, and is a Level II candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.

Matthew is an active member of the Employee Benefits Committee of the American Bar Association Tax Section, serving as Chair of the Defined Contribution Plans Subcommittee and being honored as a Nolan Fellow. He also has been appointed to the IRS TE/GE Gulf States Council and is a frequent speaker on regulatory developments, fiduciary responsibilities, and retirement readiness.

J.D., Baylor Law School magna cum laude
B.S.B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln highest distinction

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
383 T.M., Nonstatutory Stock Options (author)
384 T.M., Restricted Property - Section 83 (author)