- Employment, Labor & Benefits
- Employee Benefits
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|University ||University of Virginia, B.A., 2001; University of Georgia, M.A., 2006|
|Law School||Wake Forest University, J.D., 2009|
|Admitted||2009, North Carolina. (Not admitted in Massachusetts)|
Ann's practice is focused on employee benefits and executive compensation matters.
Ann has advised clients on defined contribution and defined benefit plans, Internal Revenue Service and Department of Labor correction procedures and filings, and compliance under ADA, HIPAA, GINA, and COBRA, as well as matters relating to executive compensation and related arrangements.
Prior to joining the firm, Ann was an employee benefits and executive compensation associate at an international law firm. Before her legal career, Ann taught English in Japan.
Admitted in North Carolina only. Practicing under the supervision and guidance of Members of the Boston office.
•Co-author, The New, New (EPCRS Voluntary Correction) Thing: 457(b) Plans , Employment, Labor & Benefits Advisory (12.30.2013)
•Co-author, Treasury Department/IRS Clarify Federal Tax Treatment of Same-Sex Marriages: Assessing the Impact on Employee Benefit Plans , Employment, Labor & Benefits Advisory (09.09.2013)
•Author, Breaking the Law and Getting Paid for It: How the Third Restatement of Torts Synthesizes Two Distinct Standards of Care Owed to Trespassers, 44 Wake Forest Law Review 249 (2009)
• Speaker, Navigating the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act Final Regulations , ALI CLE, Webinar (05.06.2014)
• Speaker, DOL Health Plan Audits, DOL Health Plan Audits: What You Must Know to Prepare , ALI CLE, Webinar (04.24.2014)
• Speaker, Overview of Employment Law, Legal Clinic for 10,000 Small Businesses , Goldman Sachs, Wellesley, MA (03.18.2014)
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Rollover Contributions: What Plan Administrators Need to Know
Ann M. Fievet, May 13, 2014
Retirement plan administrators routinely receive requests from employees to accept rollover contributions of amounts held in a prior employer’s qualified plan or, in some cases, an IRA. When processing these requests, plan administrators must be mindful of IRS guidelines that require them to...
Retirement Plan Amendment Requirements Post-Windsor
Ann M. Fievet, April 16, 2014
The recent release of Notice 2014-19 and IRS FAQs provide some initial pieces of the guidance that the IRS first promised in September 2013 regarding administrator obligations when amending employee benefit plans to account for the Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor and Rev....
IRS Issues More Guidance on 457(b) Plan Corrections
Ann M. Fievet, March 20, 2014
In a recent edition of its Employee Plans News publication, the IRS provided further guidance on what formal voluntary corrections it will accept from 457(b) plan sponsors that discover their plans are not in compliance with Internal Revenue Code requirements. The guidance, released on the IRS...
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