At the US Department of Labor where he was recognized for his participation in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
J.D. – Emory University School of Law; B.A. – Brandeis University
Georgia, District of Columbia, Pennsylvania; 11th Circuit and D.C. Courts of Appeals
Mitch advises clients on wide range of matters regarding health and welfare plans including ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, HIPAA, COBRA, and the ACA. He also works with cafeteria plans, fringe benefits, and tax nondiscrimination rules. Mitch has particular expertise and frequently speaks on the Affordable Care Act, providing practical guidance on the design, governance, operation, and compliance of health and welfare plans among the ever growing complexities in the federal and state legal environments.
He drafts and reviews plan documents, policies and communications and works with clients to ensure they are staying current and compliant with applicable law, whether in formal documents, administrative procedures, reporting and disclosure obligations under ERISA, HIPAA wellness and special enrollment rules, or in less formal communications with employees and participants.
Prior to joining the firm, Mitch was the VP of regulatory compliance for a national payroll and benefits administration company where he focused on all aspects of health benefit plan operations. Previously he was a Benefit Law Specialist in the Employee Benefits Security Administration’s Office of Policy and Research at the US Department of Labor where he was recognized for his participation in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Outside of work, Mitch is an avid artist working in several mediums with a particular fondness for ceramics and has participated in shows in venues ranging from Tyler School of Art to Ronald Reagan National Airport.