James M. Delaplane, Jr. Jamey Delaplane is a partner in the law firm of Davis & Harman LLP, where he represents financial institutions, employers and public policy organizations on employee benefits, financial services and tax matters before the U.S. Congress and the federal executive branch agencies. A retirement policy specialist, Mr. Delaplane was named by 401kWire in January 2008 as one of the 30 most influential people in the 401(k) industry. Prior to his work on Capitol Hill, Mr. Delaplane was in private law practice in Washington, D.C. In July 1997, he was part of the transition team for the incoming Executive Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. In 1995, Mr. Delaplane earned his J.D., cum laude, from the Harvard Law School, where he was an Editor of the Journal on Legislation. Mr. Delaplane received his B.A., cum laude, from Harvard University in 1989. Mr. Delaplane is a member of the District of Columbia and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. He is a frequent speaker on retirement policy matters and is often quoted in the Washington Post, New York Times and Wall Street Journal. Mr. Delaplane has appeared on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Special Report with Brit Hume, and CNBC.