Prior to that, he had founded and operated a firm delivering professional employee benefit computer services to major financial institutions. Recently Mr Hamilton has been addressing ways to deal with various disparities, including a wide disparity in investment income earned by 401k Plan participants, as well as the large disparity in benefits between private and public retirement plans.
Articles have appeared in a dozen financial magazines, and ten Papers have been published on the Social Science Research Network. He co-authored an NCPA Policy Paper: Reinventing Retirement Income in America in 2001).
He has been a speaker at the University of Chicago; University of Houston Law School; IIR International Benefit Conference in London; PSCA Conference in Chicago and sundry Employee Benefit Conferences and Seminars. TV appearances include 60 Minutes (The 401k Fallout, April 2009); PBS Frontline (Can You Afford to Retire? May 2006); CBS Evening News (Guarding Your Money 1999); Kiplinger TV Financial News; CNBC Moneyline; and The McCuistion Hour (PBS).
Mr Hamilton holds a B.S. degree from the University of Houston, did postgraduate work in computer science at the University of North Carolina, and received a J.D. degree from Southern Methodist University. He is licensed to practice law in Texas and was admitted to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court in 2009.