Timothy S. Klimpl, an Associate of the firm, focuses his practice in the areas of executive compensation and employee benefits, labor and employment, and taxation.

Tim has advised numerous collectively bargained, multiemployer, and governmental employee benefit plans, and helps clients devise cost-effective approaches to creating and sustaining compliant organizations. He advises clients in a range of issues including ERISA compliance, the Pension Protection Act, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), ACA investigations, COBRA, HIPAA, tax qualification requirements under the Internal Revenue Code for employee benefit plans, preparation of benefit determination notices, and the IRS Voluntary Correction Program (VCP) for retirement plans under the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS).

In the area of labor law, Tim has reviewed and interpreted collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) and drafted CBA language relating to employer funding obligations under the Pension Protection Act and tax provisions under the ACA.

Tim also prepares employee handbooks and advises employers regarding wage and hour laws, anti-discrimination statutes, and employment agreements.  He represents senior-level employees in the negotiation of their employment and severance packages and all associated agreements, including evaluation of wrongful termination claims.  Tim’s successful work for clients includes employment and post-employment compensation, health coverage and COBRA issues, confidentiality, non-compete, non-solicitation, and benefits and protections within the structures and strategies for those packages.

On behalf of non-profit organizations, Tim engages in corporate formation and applies for and obtains federal tax-exempt status.

In law school, Tim was awarded the Grand Street Boys Scholarship and the Governmental Fellowship Award.


  • “Preventing Separation Anxiety: Severance Arrangement Best Practices,” Norris McLaughlin, P.A., Bridgewater, NJ, March 20, 2019
  • “ERISA Basics for Lawyers,” Fairfield County Bar Association, Stamford, CT, December 4, 2018

Timothy S. Klimpl was selected to the 2018 Rising Stars Super Lawyers list. The Super Lawyers List is issued by Thompson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found here.

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