Caleb L. Barron

Legal Assistant
Susan Lampley
P: 615.252.3540

Caleb Barron provides advice on a broad range of employee benefits and executive compensation matters for privately and publicly held companies, churches, universities, and governmental entities. He counsels employers establishing, maintaining, and terminating retirement, welfare, and deferred compensation plans. Caleb advises companies and ESOP trustees regarding ESOP transactions and ongoing administration. He helps employers navigate complex issues arising under ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, and the Affordable Care Act, as well as the unique challenges presented with self-insured medical plans.

Caleb regularly advises companies with respect to benefits-related negotiation, risk management, and structuring issues in corporate transactions, mergers, and acquisitions. Caleb assists plan administrators in meeting their fiduciary and administrative responsibilities and provides advice with respect to benefit claims, litigation, prohibited transactions, and regulatory filings with the IRS and DOL. Caleb helps employers prepare for and navigate through benefit plan audits and penalty assessments by the IRS and DOL. He also regularly assists employers in correcting retirement plan issues under the IRS employee plans compliance resolution system.

Caleb received his law degree (summa cum laude) from the University of Tennessee College of Law. While in law school, Caleb served as a judicial intern to Justice Gary Wade of the Tennessee Supreme Court. Following law school, Caleb served as a judicial clerk to Chief Judge J. Daniel Breen in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee and as assistant general counsel for the Tennessee Department of Revenue.