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Fernando Aceves

Associate
LOCATION   Boise Office
PHONE   208.388.4858
FAX   208.954.5948
EMAIL   FAceves@HawleyTroxell.com
Fernando Aceves

Fernando Aceves is an Associate of the firm’s Business Law group, with a focus on employee benefits and executive compensation. He has worked with publicly owned, nonprofit, private, and governmental employers. Fernando focuses his practice on providing ERISA, IRC, DOL, PPACA, COBRA, and HIPAA compliance advice for qualified retirement plans and health and welfare plans. He also advises clients on executive compensation arrangements and has experience providing counsel on qualification and compliance issues for a variety of employee benefit plans, including 401(k), 457, 403(b), 125/cafeteria, 409A, and pension/defined benefit plans.

Although he was most recently living in Michigan, Fernando is originally from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and is glad to be returning with his family to his home state . Earlier in his career, prior to his experience as an ERISA/benefits attorney, Fernando was a stay-at-home dad while his wife served as a Captain in the United States Air Force. During law school, he was the president of the Hispanic Law Student Association and was an intern to the Hon. Justice David F. Viviano of the Michigan Supreme Court. When he is not providing counsel, Fernando spends his time hiking, skiing, and doing anything outdoors with his wife and kids.


Education

LAW SCHOOL Wayne State University Law School, 2018

UNDERGRADUATE Franciscan University of Steubenville, BA, Philosophy and Legal Studies, 2012

Community Activities

Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Member

Oakland County Bar Association Employee Benefits Committee, Former Vice Chair

Michigan State Bar Association Taxation Section Employee Benefits Committee, Member


Fernando Aceves

Fernando Aceves

Associate
PHONE   208.388.4858
FAX   208.954.5948
EMAIL    FAceves@HawleyTroxell.com

Biography

Fernando Aceves is an Associate of the firm’s Business Law group, with a focus on employee benefits and executive compensation. He has worked with publicly owned, nonprofit, private, and governmental employers. Fernando focuses his practice on providing ERISA, IRC, DOL, PPACA, COBRA, and HIPAA compliance advice for qualified retirement plans and health and welfare plans. He also advises clients on executive compensation arrangements and has experience providing counsel on qualification and compliance issues for a variety of employee benefit plans, including 401(k), 457, 403(b), 125/cafeteria, 409A, and pension/defined benefit plans.

Although he was most recently living in Michigan, Fernando is originally from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and is glad to be returning with his family to his home state . Earlier in his career, prior to his experience as an ERISA/benefits attorney, Fernando was a stay-at-home dad while his wife served as a Captain in the United States Air Force. During law school, he was the president of the Hispanic Law Student Association and was an intern to the Hon. Justice David F. Viviano of the Michigan Supreme Court. When he is not providing counsel, Fernando spends his time hiking, skiing, and doing anything outdoors with his wife and kids.


Education

LAW SCHOOL Wayne State University Law School, 2018

UNDERGRADUATE Franciscan University of Steubenville, BA, Philosophy and Legal Studies, 2012

Community Activities

Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Member

Oakland County Bar Association Employee Benefits Committee, Former Vice Chair

Michigan State Bar Association Taxation Section Employee Benefits Committee, Member


Memberships & Accolades

Memberships

American Retirement Association

Michigan State Bar

Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan


Articles & Publications

Articles

COBRA Subsidy Update: DOL Issues Model Notices and FAQs, Hawley Troxell Employment Blog, April 2021

Benefits Provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, Hawley Troxell Employment Blog, April 2021

Presentations

Hawley Troxell 2021 Employment Law Update, co-presenter, January 2021