Raymond D. Sinnappan provides counsel on a wide range of issues related to employee benefits, executive compensation and pension investment matters.  His clients include large and mid-sized companies (publicly traded and private), tax-exempt entities and individual executives.  He has significant experience with private investment funds and regularly advises both fund sponsors and benefit plan investors in such funds.

Mr. Sinnappan counsels clients on plan design, plan administration, communications, compliance and emerging issues (e.g., pension de-risking) related to executive compensation programs and qualified retirement plans.  He consults with the firm’s litigators on ERISA litigation matters, generally involving defending employers and fiduciaries in complex cases.  He frequently advises on issues relating to private investment funds, including structuring funds or specific investments, to comply with ERISA requirements.  Mr. Sinnappan is a member of the firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice and the firm’s Private Equity Practice.

Mr. Sinnappan joined Jenner & Block after working in the actuarial practice at a leading human resources consulting company, where he primarily worked on the valuation and administration of various defined benefit plans, non-qualified retirement plans and executive compensation programs.