Shawn Hatch has been providing a full range of legal services to pension and benefit plan trustees and sponsors since 1979 with a commitment to foster best practices in all areas of pension plan and benefit plan governance including:

  • Communications
  • Plan design review
  • Funding policy
  • Governance policy
  • Statutory, regulatory and common law compliance
  • Assessment of board, service providers and plan administration
  • Investment policy and procedures
  • Selection and monitoring service providers
  • Risk assessment and management

Clients include government, utilities, and public and private sector pension and benefit plans of all sizes.

The hallmarks of Shawn’s legal practice are competence, integrity, & ensuring clients receive good value.

30 Years

With over thirty years of practice Shawn is able to provide clear and concise advice on the most complex issues and challenges.

Legal Counsel

Shawn believes his role is to provide advice and counsel, leaving the decision making to the client.


Shawn is always respectful of the culture and values of each organization.


Shawn has a proven track record of earning the respect and confidence of clients which has lead to many long term relationships.