- J.D., with high honors, George Washington University Law School
Bar & Court Admissions
- District of Columbia
Roberta J. Ufford joined the firm in 1992 and concentrates on ERISA's fiduciary responsibility provisions and other laws governing employee benefit plans. She provides advice relating to retirement plan investments and administration to ERISA-covered defined contribution and defined benefit plans, governmental plans (including participant-directed governmental plans), and to plan service providers, including banks, insurance companies, recordkeepers and mutual fund complexes. Ms. Ufford also has substantial experience with federal securities and banking laws that may affect retirement plan investments and administration.
Ms. Ufford speaks frequently on fiduciary topics before professional groups, including the Fiduciary and Investment Risk Management Association (FIRMA), and the Bank Administration Institute (BAI). Before attending law school, Ms. Ufford served for five years as a military intelligence officer in the U.S. Army, attaining rank of captain.
Honors & Distinctions
- Listed, The Legal 500 US, Tax Law, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (2010-2011, 2013)
- Military Intelligence Officer, U.S. Army (attaining rank of captain)