Traditional Health & Welfare Plans

Our experienced attorneys and consultants advise clients on traditional health and welfare plans as well as on recent, relevant innovations and regulatory changes.


As a core function of our practice, we advise clients on all forms of insured and self-insured health, dental, vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment and short- and long-term disability plans, and other welfare benefits ranging from traditional plans to more recent innovations in plan design. Clients look to us for on advice on Section 125 cafeteria plan designs, as well as health and dependent care flexible spending account plans. 

Our attorneys and consultants are at the forefront of health care reform and can bring our clients through the various practical decisions that will need to be made in moving forward in light of the complicated health care law changes. We advise clients on:

  • The Affordable Care Act 
  • Strategic counseling on plan design and drafting of plan documents
  • Negotiation of plan agreements
  • Cost control and plan integration
  • Employer/employee contribution strategies
  • Multidisciplinary regulatory compliance
  • Outsourcing benefits services, provider searches, requests for proposals (RFPs)
  • Reporting and disclosure
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Post transaction integration
  • Counseling in connection with IRS and U.S. Department of Labor audits
  • Emerging issues