Leigh C. Riley: Lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP

Leigh C. Riley

Partner
Milwaukee,  WI  U.S.A.
Phone414.297.5846

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Practice Areas

  • Automotive
  • Health Care
  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Labor & Employment
 
University Texas Christian University, B.A., 1991
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1995
 
Admitted1995, Pennsylvania; 1997, Wisconsin
 
Biography

Leigh Riley is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. She focuses her practice on employee benefits and executive compensation. In the area of employee benefits, Ms. Riley concentrates on welfare plans, including COBRA and HIPAA privacy rules, and retirement plans, including nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements. In the area of executive compensation, she counsels both private and public companies on establishing and administering all types of executive compensation programs, including stock options, restricted stock, phantom stock arrangements, and stock appreciation rights.

Ms. Riley is former chair of the firm's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice. She is also a member of the firm's Labor & Employment Practice and the Insurance & Reinsurance and Automotive Industry Teams. Ms. Riley joined the firm in 1997 after practicing with the Philadelphia firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.

Recognition

Ms. Riley has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2007 for her work in the field of employee benefits law. She has also been named the 2013 Milwaukee Employee Benefits Law Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America. In 2012, she was recognized as one of Wisconsin Law Journal's "Women in the Law" for her achievement of excellence in employee benefits and executive compensation law, and for her positive influence on other women pursuing legal careers, encouraging women to seek advanced opportunities within the profession.

Education

Ms. Riley is a 1995 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She earned her bachelor's degree from Texas Christian University in 1991.

Admissions

Ms. Riley is admitted to the Bar in Wisconsin.

 
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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...

IRS' Final Employer Shared Responsibility Rules: What Are the Penalties and How Will They Be Assessed?
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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Leigh C. Riley

777 East Wisconsin Avenue
MilwaukeeWI 53202-5306




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