Jason Bortz is a senior vice president and senior counsel at Capital Group, the investment manager to the American Funds. He has been practicing law for 20 years. Throughout his career, Jason has worked on tax and retirement plan issues. Prior to joining Capital, Jason was a partner with Davis & Harman, LLP in Washington, D.C. Before that, he was a law clerk for a federal court of appeals judge. He holds a juris doctorate degree from Cornell Law School and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Hamilton College. He is a contributing author to several books, including the 403(b) Answer Book, the Annuities Answer Book, The Complete Guide to Nonprofits and BNA’s Tax Management Portfolio on Cash or Deferred Arrangements. He is a member of the California, New York and Washington, D.C. bars. Jason is based in Los Angeles.