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Teresa M. Domek has been active in the employee benefits field for decades and particularly enjoys working with benefit plans sponsored by single and multiemployers, helping organizations resolve issues that arise in the labor and employment arena, and reaching creative solutions to address information privacy issues confronted by organizations.
Teresa received her undergraduate degree in International Studies from the American University’s School of International Service, worked at the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service in Washington, D.C. and at the U.S. Embassy, London, England, and subsequently graduated from the University of Miami School of Law in 2001, cum laude. She was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in the same year.
Attorney Domek has served in various roles including as Director of Pension Administration for a third-party administrator, Employee Benefits Trust Officer in banks in Northern Virginia and in Indiana, Senior Legal Assistant and Employee Benefit Specialist, in the Los Angeles and Orange County offices of Latham & Watkins, LLP, Experienced Manager, Human Capital, Arthur Andersen, LLP, as an Employee Benefits Associate for a regional law firm in the Northeast, and as HR Counsel, Assistant General Counsel, and General Counsel at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.
Teresa also provided legal support for several years to multi-employer retirement plans sponsored by the Western States Industrial Fund and the Los Angeles Painters Union, Local 1232. In addition, Teresa has advised executives and management teams on executive compensation matters, including incentive compensation and nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements.
Teresa is a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist and Certified Information Privacy Professional, US, Private Sector. In the past, Teresa held a Certification from the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and a Series 6 license from FINRA, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Teresa is committed to helping individuals maintain, grow, and preserve their retirement security throughout various chapters of their lives.
Although a native of Connecticut, Teresa subsequently followed her parents to Iowa, where they operate Apple Blossom Alpaca Ranch in Wayland. Teresa particularly enjoys cycling on the rolling hills in rural Eastern Iowa and playing Tennis at the Hawkeye Recreational Facility.
Applicant for admission to the Iowa Bar.
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
Iowa State Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association
International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans
Society for Human Resources Management
International Association of Privacy Professionals