Conner & Winters, LLP
Unique employee benefits and employment law practice with regional focus. Primary activites include plan design and compliance for pensions, 401(k) plans, health and welfare benefit plans, apprenticeship training plans, vacation plans, and multiemployer plans, including compliance, advice and litigation for single-employer, bargained plans, multiemployer, pension and welfare plans, subrogation and federal collections. Advice to plan fiduciaries regarding Employee Benefit Plan ongoing Legal Compliance, IRS and DOL Audit responses, EPCRS Advice and Filings, and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) issues, Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO’s), Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), and Pension Protection Act (PPA) compliance and Affordable Care Act. ERISA litigation involving benefit claims and collection matters. Texas hospital lien advice and representation.
Legal lectures and articles on Participant Loan Issues, EPCRS, QDRO Processing and Compliance, and Enforcement of Employer Contribution Obligations. Member of Austin Bar Association, ACS Austin Lawyer Chapter, Austin Human Resource Management Association, Central Texas Compensation and Benefits Association, SHRM, the State Bar of Texas, the State Bar of Wyoming, and Texas Legal Services Center Lawyer Referal Service.