- Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
|University ||Sweet Briar College, B.A., Philosophy, Valedictorian, 2005|
|Law School||Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2008|
Casey K. Fleming is an associate at Foley & Lardner LLP where she focuses her practice on employee benefits, executive compensation, and related issues pertaining to implementing and maintaining retirement and welfare plans. Ms. Fleming's employee benefits work includes advising private and public employers in the design and administration of traditional defined benefit pension, profit sharing and Code section 401(k) retirement plans; Code section 403(b) tax-deferred annuity plans; and nonqualified deferred compensation plans. Ms. Fleming also assists employers with matters related to health and welfare benefit plans, such as issues related to COBRA continuation coverage, HIPAA privacy and portability rules, and the application of the new health care reform laws.
In addition to her traditional employee benefits work, Ms. Fleming frequently advises clients on employee benefits and executive compensation issues arising in merger and acquisition transactions.
Ms. Fleming is a member of the firm's Business Law Department, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice, and Labor & Employment Practice. She also serves as a member of the firm's Associates Committee, where she leads a subcommittee on compensation and benefits.
Ms. Fleming is an active contributor to Foley's Legal News Alert: Employee Benefits and frequent speaker on Foley's Employee Benefits Broadcasts, which report on recent developments in employee benefits and ERISA law.
Ms. Fleming is a member of the board of directors of Centro Legal, a non-profit legal services organization which provides important resources for families and survivors of domestic abuse in the Milwaukee Community.
Ms. Fleming also contributes significant pro bono hours each year to the Milwaukee and Wisconsin communities through her participation in the Wills for Heroes program and other pro bono opportunities.
Ms. Fleming earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from Washington and Lee University School of Law. While in law school, she was involved with the Community Legal Practice Center, a clinic which provides free legal representation to indigent clients. Ms. Fleming earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sweet Briar College where she graduated as the Valedictorian of her class.
Admissions and Professional Memberships
Ms. Fleming is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and is a member of the American Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association and Milwaukee Bar Association.
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Two Important Deadlines Approaching for Self-Insured Group Health Plans
Casey K. Fleming,Leigh C. Riley, September 1, 2014
If you sponsor a self-insured group health plan, then November includes two important deadlines: (1) you must obtain a health plan identifier for your plan, and (2) you must report the number of participants for whom a transitional reinsurance fee is due.
IRS' Final Employer Shared Responsibility Rules: How Do You Handle Breaks in Service?
Katherine L. Aizawa,Casey K. Fleming,Belinda S. Morgan,Leigh C. Riley,Erik D. Vogt, April 28, 2014
Earlier this year, the IRS issued final regulations that provide additional guidance on the employer shared responsibility rules (also called the “pay or play” rules) that will generally apply to employers’ group health plans beginning in 2015 under the Patient Protection and...
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