Here For Your Company’s
Employee Benefit Plan Needs

Attorney Rick Szczebak has more than 30 years of experience as an employee benefits lawyer and consultant. His vast experience informs his unique insight into employee benefit-related matters for employers large and small.

ERISA Law Counsel For Employers
In Massachusetts And Nationwide
ERISA Compliance
ERISA Compliance
IRS Employer Penalty Responses
IRS Employer Penalty Responses
Employee Benefit Taxation Issues
Employee Benefit Taxation Issues
Bulletins And Alerts
Bulletins And Alerts


Clients of RAS Law, P.C. receive legal counsel based on over three decades of experience with ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code and related areas of law. Few firms can match the experience, knowledge and perspective that Rick Szczebak provides to his business clients in and outside of the Commonwealth.

RAS Law, P.C., provides representation for employers of all sizes that is solely focused on compliance with ERISA, the Code and myriad other applicable state and federal employee benefit plan requirements. Clients rely on the firm for its legal expertise, personal attention and practical results informed by extensive experience.

Rick Szczebak’s legal career includes his work in a large corporate firm and for a small boutique law firm, a major insurance carrier, and a national employee benefit outsourcing vendor. Additionally, he worked as a government regulator in Massachusetts as special legal advisor to the MA Health Connector Authority, an independent state agency established under Massachusetts’ landmark health reform legislation (later used as the template for the federal Affordable Care Act of 2010). His experience provides a broad spectrum of knowledge and singular insight to each client’s legal concerns.

What Does Your Business Need?

Rick Szczebak is an ERISA benefits lawyer, concentrating exclusively in employee benefit plan matters – particularly for employer health and welfare benefit plans.  He helps employers – large and small – implement employee benefit plans and solve problems and issues related to:

  • COVID-19 Relief compliance
  • MA Paid Family and Medical Leave
  • Affordable Care Act compliance
  • Massachusetts Health Care Reform Law
  • Health and welfare plan docs/SPDs
  • IRS 226J penalty responses
  • ERISA compliance audits
  • Section 125 Plans
  • FSAs, HSAs, HRAs, QSEHRAs and ICHRAs
  • Employee benefit taxation issues
  • Third-party vendor contracting
  • Form 5500 compliance

The firm also provides valuable consultation, training and presentations on complex employee benefit plan concerns for employers and insurance brokers.

Attorney Richard Szczebak speaking at a live event

See Why So Many Businesses Choose This Firm

Clients appreciate Rick Szczebak’s wealth of knowledge, legal skill and his ability to translate complex legal concepts into language that is easy to understand. He is dedicated to each client and understands how critical it is to comply with state and federal regulations regarding employee benefit plans maintained by employers.

The firm offers reasonable hourly, retainer or fixed-rate arrangements to accommodate your budget. To set up a consultation to discuss your business’s needs, please call 866-463-2979 or complete a brief intake form. From its Norwood office, the firm provides representation to employers in the Boston area, throughout the Commonwealth and outside of Massachusetts.

Attorney Richard Szczebak headshot

Putting His Knowledge To Work As An Author

Rick Szczebak is the author of the 4th edition of the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolio on Section 125 Cafeteria Plans (cited as Szczebak, 397-4th T.M., Cafeteria Plans).