Alex M. Brucker
Of Counsel
339 Johnson Ferry Rd. NE Atlanta, GA 30328

Brucker boasts almost fifty years as an employee benefits attorney, lecturer, and author, having begun his career in benefits law in 1974, the same year ERISA was enacted. He has been recognized seventeen consecutive years (2006-2023) as a California Super Lawyer.

In addition to ERISA legal compliance work, Brucker acts as counsel and co-counsel in ERISA and tax litigation, and he has been an expert witness in ERISA and retirement and welfare plan cases in both Federal and State Courts.

A Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel (ACEBC), Brucker is also a Director and Officer of the Small Business Council of America (SBCA), a legislative advocate representing the interests of America’s small businesses and their owners. From 2008 through 2010, on behalf of the SBCA, he actively worked with the Senate Finance Committee to obtain needed relief from disproportionate IRS penalties. The results of his efforts were enacted into the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010, for which he received the SBCA Special Appreciation Award.

He has lectured before the Annual Enrolled Actuaries Conference, American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, University of Southern California Federal Tax Institute, California CPA Foundation for Education Conferences,  State and Local Bar Associations National Institute of Pension Administrators, Western Pension and Benefits Conference, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, speaking on such issues as ERISA fiduciary obligations, investing and liabilities, ERISA Litigation, IRS and Department of Labor investigations, audits, controversies and correction initiatives. Brucker has led continuing education pension and employee benefits workshops for attorneys, plan administrators, trustees, accountants, and insurance and financial professionals.