Wilkins Finston Friedman
13155 Noel Road
Dallas, TX 75240
d. (214) 736-8888
Linda is a founding partner of Wilkins Finston Friedman Law Group LLP, a boutique law firm that practices in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation. The firm, founded in 2011, consists of seven attorneys with expertise in these areas, located in Dallas and San Antonio.
Linda has considerable experience in all aspects of employee benefits and compensation, including 401(k) plan compliance and correction matters, deferred compensation (section 409A) compliance and correction, IRAs, prohibited transactions under ERISA and the Code and employee benefit and compensation aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Linda represents
companies, their boards of directors and compensation committees to design executive compensation plans to recruit and retain key executives. She also represents executives in negotiating their employment and severance agreements. Linda frequently acts as an expert witness in ERISA, employee benefit and executive compensation litigation.
Linda has been Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for over 25 years. She has been listed as a Texas Super Lawyer in Employee Benefits/ERISA Law, 2003-2020, by Thomson Reuters; and has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America since 2006. She was named as the Lawyer of the Year (Employee Benefits) in Dallas Fort Worth for
2017 by Best Lawyers.
Linda obtained her law degree with honors from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, and her Masters in Taxation from Southern Methodist University School of Law.