John W. Brill (Jack)


Location: Buffalo
Phone: 716-844-3742
Fax: 716-853-1617

Practice Areas

  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
  • Privacy and Data Security

Bar Admissions

  • New York


As a member of the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group, Jack Brill’s practice includes:

  • Preparing plan documents, summary plan descriptions, and other benefit communications for qualified plans and welfare plans.
  • Preparing amendments to qualified plans.
  • Preparing and submitting applications to the IRS for determination of qualified plan status.
  • Assisting clients regarding compliance with prohibited transactions rules, fiduciary duties, and other Title I compliance issues.
  • Assisting clients in making remedial corrections under the IRS and the U.S. Department of Labor's voluntary compliance programs.
  • Assisting clients in ensuring group health plan compliance with the requirements of HIPAA.
  • Advising clients on welfare plan compliance issues, including working with clients to implement health care reform.


  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2009
    • Notre Dame Law Review, 2007-2009
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., magna cum laude, 2006

Court Admissions

  • New York

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Member, University of Notre Dame Alumni Club of Western NY

Honors and Awards

  • Indiana State Bar Association Tax Section Scholarship, 2009



  • Giving HIPAA Enforcement Room to Grow: Why there Should Not (Yet) Be a Private Cause of Action, Note, 83, Notre Dame L. Rev. 2105 (2008).