Kent Mason Esq.

Davis & Harman LLP
Mason, Kent A.

Kent Mason is a Partner in the law firm of Davis & Harman LLP in Washington where he primarily works with major employers, large plans and national vendors of retirement plan services. Mr. Mason advises on the full range of employee benefits issues, including all types of retirement plans, deferred compensation arrangements, health and life insurance for employees and retirees, COBRA, VEBAs, and cafeteria plans. In his practice, Mr. Mason frequently represents clients before the IRS, Treasury, the Department of Labor, and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. He also works extensively for trade associations on legislative and administrative issues affecting retirement plans and other employee benefits.

Mr. Mason served as a legislation-attorney for the Joint Committee on Taxation, U.S. Congress, and as an attorney-adviser in the Office of Tax Policy of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. While with the government, he focused on the taxation of retirement plans, health plans and other employee benefits. He also served as a law clerk to Judge Phyllis A. Kravitch, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Mr. Mason is a member of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel. 

He received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Amherst College and his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.