6 yrs required
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Senior ERISA Attorney
The candidate responsibilities will include: Provide prompt, practical compliance and technical support, both internally and for clients, on all employee benefit-related aspects of ERISA, the ACA, the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) and other relevant laws as they affect employee welfare benefit plans, and be able to communicate findings and recommendations clearly and succinctly, in layman’s terms. Research and prepare (or update) articles for periodic Compliance Alerts, expanded publications such as Employer Guides, and internal training and briefing documents such as white papers and various practice aids. Manage or share in managing complex compliance assignments, operational compliance reviews, plan compliance projects, government filings, and routine compliance management services. Prepare and present webcasts and live, in-person presentations on ERISA-related topics in a pragmatic, practical manner. Build strong relationships with internal Associates, external partners and with clients of the firm. Participate in developing creative, strategic, proactive and technically correct advice to clients both in special situations and as part of day to day responsibilities. Actively participate in client and prospect meetings on demand, to gather information, establish needs, clarify expectations, develop strategy and obtain feedback. Keep abreast of developments in the field to maintain technical, professional expertise. Must have Law degree and concomitant research and writing skills. Should have 6+ years of experience in the employee benefits/ERISA field with a demonstrably strong focus on compliance and administrative consulting, particularly with respect to the ACA. Must display strong written and oral communication skills including the ability to articulate complex concepts. Should have strong project management, time management, and organizational skills. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) or similar software applications. Must have strong working knowledge of ERISA, the Affordable Care Act, HIPAA, COBRA and tax issues related to group welfare benefits.
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