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Law Firm: Jackson Lewis P.C.
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|Description||Brian M. Johnston is a Principal in the Overland Park, Kansas office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has more than 26 years of dedicated employee benefits experience representing public and private businesses, government entities, third party administrators, and other insurance and retirement service providers on a variety of employee benefit matters. Mr. Johnston advises employers and plan sponsors in the implementation and administration of health and welfare plans, including self-funded health benefit plans and other defined contribution alternatives, cafeteria plans, and other medical reimbursement programs. He also works with employer sponsors with plan design, implementation, and administration of retirement plans – pension, profit sharing, 401(k) plans, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), and other non-qualified deferred compensation plans and employee equity compensation arrangements.Mr. Johnston focuses on the practical, and has unique knowledge and experience to enable him to advise clients in the review and analysis of key legal and strategic business objectives as organizations are reviewing compliance alternatives related to the offering of health insurance coverage and/or employee benefits captive arrangements in compliance with the Affordable Care Act of 2010 and other applicable law. Mr. Johnston also advises employer-sponsor/organizational clients concerning their inherent fiduciary responsibilities in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements applicable to employee benefit plans.Published Works HIPAA Privacy Reminders For Plan Sponsors During COVID-19, Law360 (March 2020) [Author] Employer-Paid Health Insurance-The Fork in the Road, Ingram’s Magazine (June 2014) [Author] What the Hobby Lobby Ruling Means for Other Companies, Kansas City Business Journal (June 30, 2014) [Contributing Author] Health Savings Accounts-A Healthcare Solution? Ingram’s Magazine (February 2008) [Author] Employment Law Handbook, Chapters on HIPAA and Health Care Reform, Missouri and Kansas Editions (Society of Human Resource Management, 2010-2016) [Contributing Author] In the NewsBrian M. Johnston In the News Jackson Lewis’ Practices and Lawyers Recognized in The Legal 500 2020 June 11, 2020 Jackson Lewis Brian Johnston Discusses Implications of Healthcare Program Extensions May 8, 2020 Bloomberg Law Brian Johnston Authors HIPAA Privacy Reminders For Plan Sponsors During COVID-19 March 31, 2020 Law360 PublicationsBrian M. Johnston Publicationsarticle Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021: Employer-Sponsored Health and Welfare Plan Components December 29, 2020Webinarswebinar Association Health Plans-Are They Really an Option to Consider? 12 – 1:00 PM ESTArchived BlogsBrian M. Johnston Blog Posts COVID-19 Workplace Law Advisor Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021: Employer-Sponsored Health and Welfare Plan Components December 29, 2020 Benefits Law Advisor Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021: Employer-Sponsored Health and Welfare Plan Components December 29, 2020 Benefits Law Advisor PCORI Fee Reminders and Clarifications June 11, 2020|
Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 900 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built its reputation on providing workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law. Named the ‘Innovative Law Firm of the Year’ by the International Legal Technology Association, the firm’s…
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