Carol V. Calhoun

Calhoun Carol
Carol Calhoun is a member of Venable's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice. She has more than 30 years of private practice experience with employee benefits and insurance product taxation matters, including qualified retirement plans, health and welfare arrangements, executive compensation, and insurance and annuity products. Carol has significant experience with standard pension plans (both defined benefit and defined contribution), the full array of government plans (including 403(b) and 457), excess benefit plans, 401(k), cafeteria/flexible spending, and a wide variety of welfare (e.g., health, life, and disability) plans.

Carol's clients include states, localities, and international organizations, which she counsels regarding their benefit plans. She also represents government plans, and boards and agencies charged with administering such plans.




  • J.D. Georgetown University Law Center 1980
    • Law Review: The Tax Lawyer
  • B.A. Johns Hopkins University 1976

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Court of Appeals of Maryland