Marcia Wagner, J.D., principal, The Wagner Law Group, is a nationally-recognized expert on a variety of employee benefits issues and executive compensation matters, including qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, all forms of deferred compensation, and welfare benefit arrangements. Listed by the Boston Business Journal as one of the “Top 25 Attorneys” in New England, she also has been named by The 401kWire as one of its “100 Most Influential Persons in the 401(k) Industry.” The author of hundreds of articles and 11 books about retirement and benefit plans, Wagner is widely quoted in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and Pension & Investments, and is a frequent guest on FOX Business, CNN, Bloomberg, NBC, and other media outlets. She currently serves on the Legg Mason Retirement Advisory Council, Advisory Board on Compensation Planning for Tax Management, Advisory Council for Foundation for Fiduciary Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, and the Commonwealth Institute. She is a former committee chairperson for the IRS’ Employee Plans Subcommittee. Wagner earned a B.A. in economics and government (summa cum laude), Cornell University, and a J.D., Harvard Law School.