Liz focuses her practice on employee benefits law. She represents public and private employee benefit plan sponsors and fiduciaries in all aspects of compliance with the Internal Revenue Code, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, the Affordable Care Act, COBRA, HIPAA, and various federal and state labor and employment laws. Liz advises governmental and private employers on a variety of legal issues related to:
• fiduciary duty rules
• tax qualification requirements
• plan documents, restatements and amendments
• tax reporting
• negotiating and contracting with third-party service providers
• participant communications.
Liz has extensive experience working with governmental and private employers, including public sector retirement systems and active employee and retiree health plan sponsors, in all areas of plan design, tax-qualification, and administration. She also has experience advising multi-employer plans and contributing employers, and other collectively bargained plan sponsors.
Before joining a law firm, Liz served as a law clerk for the National Labor
Relations Board's Division of Judges, and as a legal extern with Region
20 of the National Labor Relations Board.