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Victor S. Chang

Victor Chang is a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and a member of the Benefits and Executive Compensation practice group. He advises both for-profit and nonprofit/governmental employers on a wide range of employee benefits matters, such as designing retirement, health & welfare and executive compensation plans, implementing voluntary compliance program corrections, resolving IRS and Department of Labor audits, counseling plan committees on ERISA fiduciary matters, managing payroll and employment tax issues, and handling a variety of benefits issues that arise in corporate acquisitions, dispositions and restructurings.

Victor also regularly represents tax-exempt organizations on regulatory, transactional, and governance issues. A major area of focus for his practice in this area is private foundations and charitable giving. He has represented a number of the country's largest private family foundations, as well as the corporate foundations of several Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to joining the firm, Victor served as an employee benefits partner at an international law firm.

  • Best Lawyers in America – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Washington D.C. (2020-2021)
  • Named to Washington, D.C. Rising Stars list (2018)
  • “Legal Essentials for Private Foundations,” Exponent Philanthropy (October 2015)
  • “Submitting an Application for Tax-Exempt Status,” DC Bar Tax Section (September 2015)
  • “Understanding Form 990 for True Nonprofit Transparency,” Knowledge Group (June 2015)
  • “Fundamentals of Charitable Contribution Deductions,” ABA Tax Section (May 2015)
  • “Underutilized Corporate Charitable Giving Techniques,” Tax Executives Institute Cincinnati Chapter (February 2015)
  • “Estate Planning with Qualified Retirement Plan Assets,” DC Bar Tax Section (December 2011)
  • “Deploying Company Foundations in Battle for Tech Talent,” The Tax Executive (April 2016)
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