David N. Levine has been appointed as Chair of the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) of the Internal Revenue Service. Mr. Levine has been a member of the committee since 2010. The ACT consists of external stakeholders and representatives who deal with employee retirement plans, tax-exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds and federal, state, local and Indian tribal governments. “ACT members provide valuable feedback and insight on a wide variety of issues related to tax exempt and government entities,” IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman said.
Mr. Levine is a Principal at Groom Law Group, Chartered in Washington, DC. He maintains a wide-ranging employee benefits practice in which he addresses benefits-related issues than range from issues of plan and participant taxation to fiduciary structuring to health and welfare benefit design issues. Mr. Levine regularly serves as counsel to Fortune 500 clients, tax-exempt organizations, and governmental retirement plans on their various employee benefits issues. He is a frequent speaker on plan design, fiduciary governance, and legislative issues to audiences ranging from human resources professionals, to third-party administrators, to vendors and other service providers.
Mr. Levine received his J.D., from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his B.A., with general and departmental honors, from Johns Hopkins University.