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William F. Sweetnam

William F. Sweetnam, Jr., Esq., is the Legislative and Technical Director of the ECFC, an organization dedicated to the advocacy, education, advancement, and innovation of tax-advantaged benefit programs that facilitate choice for employers and their employees. Prior to accepting his position with ECFC, he was a principal at Groom Law Group, Chartered, the nation’s largest employee benefits specialty law firm, for ten years until his retirement in May
2015. Before joining Groom Law Group, Chartered, he was the Benefits Tax Counsel in the Office of Tax Policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The Benefits Tax Counsel is the principal legal advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury and the Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy with regard to all aspects of employee benefits taxation and related matters, including pensions, health care, and executive compensation