Jeffrey P. Cairns  

Stinson Leonard Street LLP

Phone: 612-335-1418

Email Website

Jeffrey P. Cairns - 150 South Fifth Street Minneapolis MN 55402

Practice Area

  • Employment Law 50
  • Business Law 25
  • Tax Law 25

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Jeff Cairns advises employers on ERISA and employee benefit matters, including qualified and nonqualified pension and profit sharing plans, ESOPs, welfare and fringe benefit plans. Jeff, who is a certified public accountant, also provides tax and compensation planning advice for owners of closely held businesses and for executives of public and private companies. He provides technical support to insurance and financial advisors and consultants, and third-party administrators of pension and welfare plans.

Jeff is a frequent lecturer for Minnesota Continuing Legal Education and other legal education programs.

Jeff is a regular contributor to the firm’s Benefits Notes blog, which delivers analysis on the continuously evolving areas of health care reform, retirement plan design and executive compensation.

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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Minnesota Society of CPAs

National and Minnesota Chapters of ESOP Association, Midwest Pension Conference, National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)

Minnesota State Bar Association, Advisory Council of the Employee Benefits Section, Past Member, 1991-2000, President and Chair, 1999-2000

American Bar Association, Tax Section; Employee Benefits Committee; Real Property; Trust and Probate Section; ESOP Subcommittee

Minnesota State Chamber of Commerce, Secretary/Treasurer, 2004-2007

Minnesota Advisory Committee, Upper Midwest Pension Rights Project, 1994-Present

Minnesota State Chamber Business Services Inc., Past Chair, Board of Directors

William Mitchell College of Law, Former Trustee member of Audit and Finance Committee and Chair of Compliance Committee

Minneapolis Rotary Club #9 (downtown), Past Vice President, Treasurer and Board Member

Minneapolis Rotary Foundation, Board Member 

Name: Jeffrey P. Cairns
Law Firm: Stinson Leonard Street LLP
Address: 150 South Fifth Street Minneapolis MN 55402
Phone: 612-335-1418

Email Website

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