Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking an experienced Benefits Attorney to join our Benefits & Compensation Group in one of our Dorsey U.S. offices. This position can be a half-time to full-time position. This attorney’s practice will focus on health and welfare plan matters (in particular the Affordable Care Act and HIPAA); experience with other broad based benefit plans (401(k) and retirement plans) is also helpful.
The Benefits & Compensation Group receives a steady stream of work from clients due to statutory and regulatory changes to the laws that govern benefits and compensation. In addition to the department’s clients, the Benefits & Compensation Group works with corporate, labor and employment, ERISA litigation, health, tax, and other practice areas in the Firm. Our attorneys have frequent contact with our clients’ in-house attorneys and human resource professionals.
The following qualifications are required:
A JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school and admission to the state bar in one of Dorsey’s locations;
Six plus years of benefits and compensation experience in a law firm, a consulting firm, or as in-house counsel;
Excellent analytical, communication and client service skills;
Experience in communicating benefits and compensation topics and recent developments, for example experience in the preparation and delivery of presentations; and