Patricia A. Shlonsky has been appointed to the board of Business Volunteers Unlimited: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence (BVU). Shlonsky is the Partner-in-Charge of Ulmer’s Cleveland office and chairs the firm’s employee benefits and tax practice groups.
In her role as Partner-in-Charge, Shlonsky guides the development, client service, business, and operations efforts of Ulmer’s Cleveland office. She brings more than 30 years of experience to her practice, which focuses on assisting clients in the establishment qualification, and maintenance of all types of employee benefit plans. Shlonsky advises clients regarding employee benefit compliance issues, benefits issues which arise in mergers and acquisitions, privacy and data security issues under HIPAA, health benefits, executive compensation, and represents clients involved in governmental and private dispute resolution. She also has comprehensive experience handling all types of ERISA litigation.
Shlonsky is ranked as one of Ohio’s leading Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation lawyers by Chambers USA and was named the ERISA “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland in 2015 and 2017 by The Best Lawyers in America®. She is an avid reader and runs a book review blog – FromBriefsToBooks.com. Shlonsky earned her B.A. from Miami University and her J.D. from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.
BVU is a nonprofit organization with a mission to promote business volunteerism and foster excellence in nonprofit organizations. BVU is a national model organization that strengthens nonprofits by involving thousands of volunteers from the community; engaging hundreds of business executives and professionals on nonprofit boards of directors; and providing leading-edge board and management consulting and training services for nonprofits. BVU focuses its resources, programs, and services on the highest impact services designed to strengthen nonprofits to best serve the community’s interests.