Avery joined Steiker, Greenapple & Fusco, P.C. in 2015 to open the firm’s Cleveland office. He has more than 25 years of practice in the ESOP and employee benefits area.
He counsels closely held businesses on how to incorporate employee ownership into their business succession plans, representing selling shareholders, ESOP sponsors and ESOP fiduciaries in transactions involving employer securities.
Avery is also fiduciary counsel to a Fortune 500 company and provides counsel regarding defined contribution, defined benefit and executive compensation issues.
He has over 25 years of practice experience and has served as the legal advisor for the retirement plan services area of two national banks as well as providing benefit counsel to two Fortune 500 companies and various other publicly and privately held companies, health service organizations and tax-exempt entities.