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Bloomberg Law | April 15, 2021
This article on COBRA subsidies included in the American Rescue Plan quotes Washington, DC Corporate partner Damian Myers, of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation team, on challenges employers face—from communicating details of the subsidy to their laid-off workers to recouping money from the government that they spend on the subsidized coverage.
Inside Health Policy | March 26, 2021
Rochester Corporate partner Brian Kopp, of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation team, is quoted in this article on COBRA subsidies included in the newly enacted American Rescue Plan, noting potential challenges for employers. The article also links to a client alert Brian wrote with Chicago Corporate partner Yelena Gray and Washington, DC Corporate partner Damian Myers, both of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation team.
Journal of Compensation and Benefits | March 12, 2021
Washington, DC partner Damian Myers, Chicago partner Yelena Gray, and Rochester associate Lena Gionnette, all of the Corporate group and Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation team, contributed this article summarizing the temporary relief for flexible spending accounts in the December 2020 stimulus law, highlighting important takeaways for plan sponsors.
Law360 | February 10, 2021
Chicago partner Yelena Gray and Washington, D.C. partner Damian Myers, both of the Corporate group and Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation team, are quoted throughout this article on steps employers can take to ensure they are in compliance with the mental health parity law that took effect on Wednesday.
Law360 | January 21, 2021
Rochester Corporate partner Brian Kopp, of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation team, is quoted in this article on legislation introduced Thursday that aims to solve the multibillion-dollar union pension funding crisis.
Bloomberg Law | January 11, 2021
In this article on key retirement proposals that benefits advisers are watching for the new Congress, San Francisco Corporate counsel Claire Rowland, of the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation team, is quoted for her outlook on required minimum distributions relating to the excise tax, account holders with less than $100,000 saved, and raising the participation age to 75.
Law360 | January 03, 2021
Washington, D.C. Corporate partner-elect Damian Myers, of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation team, is quoted on how the upcoming U.S. Senate runoff elections in Georgia could impact negotiations related to the multiemployer pension crisis.
HR News | December 01, 2020
This article on the shrinking number of funds offered to 401(k) plan participants quotes a recent Fall Employee Benefits Briefing blog post written by Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation leader and Corporate partner Eric Paley, Corporate partners Christian Hancey and Brian Kopp, and Corporate associates Lena Gionnette and Jenny Holmes, all in Rochester; and Washington, D.C. Corporate counsel Damian Myers.
Law360 | June 20, 2019
Boston Corporate partner Tom McCord is quoted in this article discussing the stretch IRA, a popular retirement planning technique that was eliminated in a bill recently passed by the House of Representatives.