Alex M. Brucker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employee Benefits Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Brucker & Morra, APC
 | 10866 Wilshire Boulevard, Floor 10
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: 310-975-3850
Fax: 310-470-4806
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1974
Education: Whittier Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Employee Benefits
    Attorney Profile

    Widely recognized as a leader in pension and other employee benefits law, including the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, Alex M. Brucker is a co-founder of Brucker & Morra. Working out of the firm’s offices in Los Angeles, he represents clients throughout the greater metropolitan area and other parts of the state of California. Mr. Brucker has been admitted to practice before all California state courts since 1974.

    Mr. Brucker majored in accounting at San Diego State University and received a Bachelor of Science in 1967. After he graduated, he was a senior tax accountant at a major international accounting firm before deciding to pursue a legal education. Mr. Brucker enrolled at Whittier Law School, and in 1974, he was awarded his Juris Doctor. He started his legal career at a national law firm based in Los Angeles, and his practice has been dedicated to employee benefits matters since that time.

    Mr. Brucker’s clients include plan fiduciaries, attorneys, accountants, businesses and their owners, actuaries, securities professionals and investment advisers. His experience encompasses a variety of benefit plans, including 401(k)s, employee stock ownership plans, 403(b)s, trust funds that have been established by voluntary employees’ beneficiary associations, and welfare benefit funds governed by Section 419 of the Internal Revenue Code.

    Other parts of Mr. Brucker’s practice include his input into the effect on employee benefits of mergers and acquisitions, and he has appeared as an expert witness in ERISA litigation. Mr. Brucker’s depth of knowledge in his practice area has earned him a great deal of acclaim from his colleagues, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and an “Excellent” peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

    * AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
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    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

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    About Alex Brucker

    Admitted: 1974, California

    Professional Webpage: https://pensionlawyers.com/attorneys/alex-m-brucker/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Congressional Award, 2009
    • SBCA Special Appreciation Award
    • Best ERISA Lawyer – Los Angeles, 2017
    • Fellow, American College of Employee Benefits Counsel
    • Super Lawyers
    • Best Lawyers in America

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Director, Small Business Council of America, Washington, D.C.
    • Officer, Small Business Council of America, Washington, D.C.

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • 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
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    Office Location for Alex M. Brucker

    10866 Wilshire Boulevard
    Floor 10
    Los Angeles, CA 90024

    Phone: 310-975-3850

    Fax: 310-470-4806

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