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)