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John W. Brill (Jack)

Partner
  • Buffalo
  • 716.844.3742
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As a member of the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group, Jack’s practice includes:

  • 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.
  • Advising trustees of Taft‐Hartley plans regarding welfare plan operation and design.
  • 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 Laborʹs voluntary compliance programs.
  • Advising clients regarding benefits governance issues.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, University of Notre Dame Alumni Club of Western New York

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Contributing Editor, Self-Insured Health Plans Manual, Employee Benefits Institute of America
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2018
  • Notre Dame Law Review, University of Notre Dame, 2007-2009

PUBLICATIONS

  • Contributing Author, Self-Insured Health Plans Manual, Employee Benefits Institute of America
  • “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

PRESENTATIONS

  • Presenter, “Health and Welfare Plan Pitfalls (Other Than the ACA)," Harter Secrest & Emery’s Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 26, 2018
  • Presenter, “What Exactly is Something Terrific? The Repeal and Replacement of the ACA,” Harter Secrest & Emery’s Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 5, 2017

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York

EDUCATION

  • University of Notre Dame, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., magna cum laude
HSE Law
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John W. Brill (Jack)
Partner
jbrill@hselaw.com
tel: 716.844.3742
fax: 716.853.1617

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

  • 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.
  • Advising trustees of Taft‐Hartley plans regarding welfare plan operation and design.
  • 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 Laborʹs voluntary compliance programs.
  • Advising clients regarding benefits governance issues.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Member, University of Notre Dame Alumni Club of Western New York

Honors & Awards

  • Contributing Editor, Self-Insured Health Plans Manual, Employee Benefits Institute of America
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2018
  • Notre Dame Law Review, University of Notre Dame, 2007-2009

Publications

  • Contributing Author, Self-Insured Health Plans Manual, Employee Benefits Institute of America
  • “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

Presentations

  • Presenter, “Health and Welfare Plan Pitfalls (Other Than the ACA)," Harter Secrest & Emery’s Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 26, 2018
  • Presenter, “What Exactly is Something Terrific? The Repeal and Replacement of the ACA,” Harter Secrest & Emery’s Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 5, 2017

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • University of Notre Dame, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., magna cum laude

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