Randolf H. Hardock Randy Hardock is the managing partner of the law firm of Davis & Harman LLP. His practice concentrates on tax and ERISA matters arising in the legislative and regulatory arenas. He advises employers, financial institutions, and trade associations on a broad range of issues, including retirement; health care; education savings; long-term care, annuities and other insurance products; assisted living and other seniors housing; executive compensation; ESOPs; employee classification; and employment taxes.
From 1993 to 1995, Mr. Hardock served as the Benefits Tax Counsel in the Office of Tax Policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where he was responsible for all tax issues involving retirement savings and executive compensation, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, and unemployment insurance. While at Treasury, he worked closely with officials in the White House, OMB, IRS, PBGC, and the Departments of Labor and HHS. Mr. Hardock represented the Treasury in testimony before congressional committees and led Treasury efforts on the design of the 1995 National Performance Review's report Simplifying Pensions. He also served as a member of the White House Task Force on National Health Care Reform, coordinating the efforts of the team of Office of Tax Policy attorneys and economists. Secretary of the Treasury Robert E. Rubin presented him with the Treasury Department's Meritorious Service Award.
From 1986 to 1993, Mr. Hardock was Tax Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, serving as an advisor to Chairman Lloyd Bentsen on a wide variety of issues. Prior to entering public service, Mr. Hardock practiced law in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Hardock received his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Rochester in 1978. In 1981, he earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania where he was an editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif.
Mr. Hardock is a member of the District of Columbia Bar. He has served on the American Bar Association Task Force on Law Reform and is a member of the ABA Section of Taxation and the ABA Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law. He also is an Employee Benefit Research Institute Fellow and a Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel.more » « less