David J. Ledermann


  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • University of Miami School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation
  • Michigan State University, M.S., Physics
  • Oakland University, B.S. Physics, magna cum laude


  • Florida
  • Michigan
  • Pennsylvania


  • Historic Harrisburg Association, and of its Organizational Advancement Committee, Member of Board of Directors
  • York County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Cumberland County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Section of Taxation


  • "Effective Employee Wellness Programs and Navigating the Compliance Labyrinth", 2017 Barley Snyder Employment Seminar (April 2017)
  • "I’M A FIDUCIARY? WHAT NOW?!", Barley Snyder Employment Law Seminar (May 2016)
  • "Employment Separation and Your Employee Benefits Plans", Barley Snyder Employment Law Seminar (April 2015)
  • Retirement plans: The road to effective governance (June 2015)
  • "No Rest for Benefit Plan Sponsors", Barley Snyder Employment Seminar (May 2014)
  • "Health Care Reform: Countdown to January 1, 2014 & Pay or Play", Barley Snyder Employment Seminar (May 2013)
  • "Managing the Challenge of Health Care Reform - Should You Pay or Play?", Barley Snyder Business Seminar, (October 2012)
  • "2012 ERISA Spotlight Will Shine on Retirement Plan Fees and Expenses”, Barley Snyder Employment Seminar (May 2012)

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David J. Ledermann

Of Counsel(717) 399-1570
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David Ledermann concentrates his practice in employee benefits law and ERISA, encompassing qualified and nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements, and employer-sponsored group health and welfare benefit plans. He has broad experience counseling clients, including publicly traded corporations, closely held companies, tax-exempt organizations and governmental entities, in connection with their retirement and other employee benefit programs. David is involved with issues of plan design, compliance and representation of clients under government audit. He has substantial experience representing clients before federal agencies, including the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Labor and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.

David’s retirement plan representations cover qualified and nonqualified defined benefit plans and defined contribution plans, including 401(k), profit sharing, employee stock ownership and Section 403(b) and Section 457(b) plans of tax-exempt and governmental employers. He also advises clients in connection with recruiting and retaining personnel through the design and implementation of supplemental executive retirement plans, stock option plans and other equity-based awards. David assists tax-exempt employers with the implementation of executive benefit programs, such as Section 457(f) plans, and related compliance issues.

In addition, David counsels businesses and non-profits in connection with their health and welfare benefit plans. He advises trade associations with multiple employer welfare arrangements and deals regularly with complex issues relating to group health insurance, including coverage disputes, claims administration, self-funded plans and COBRA compliance. David also assists clients in a variety of coverage and compliance matters under life and disability insurance, cafeteria plans, and employment-based programs for medical or dependent care reimbursements, educational benefits and severance pay plans.

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