Jamie is a self-proclaimed geek with regard to employee benefits law. She focuses her practice on counseling clients of all types and sizes on a wide variety of ERISA and employee benefits issues. She works collaboratively with her clients to help them to select benefit plans that fit their business needs and to operate their plans in the midst of a complex and ever-changing area of the law. She enjoys helping her clients understand the impact of statutory and regulatory changes to their benefits plans.
Jamie assists clients with all aspects of plan design, compliance, and documentation, including plan adoption, amendment, merger, and termination. She counsels clients regarding day-to-day benefits administration and compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), ERISA, HIPAA, COBRA, and other applicable law. When the need arises, she works closely with her clients to identify and correct errors in their benefit plans. Jamie represents clients in matters involving the Internal Revenue Service or Department of Labor. She also provides fiduciary training to her clients to encourage and support best practices.
Jamie is also an active member in the firm’s Fiduciary Litigation Team as well as the Women’s Initiative. Aside from her practice, Jamie is active in supporting her community by serving as a Treasurer for the Viennese Winter Ball Committee, which benefits the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, and as Chairman of the Scholarship Committee in her Alpha Chi Omega alumnae chapter, which supports the collegiate chapter at her alma mater, Marshall University.
2002-2004 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
1999-2002 Goodwin Procter LLP, Boston, MA
1997-1999 Law Clerk, The Honorable Charles H. Haden II, U.S. District Court