Timothy B. Collins: Lawyer with Duane Morris LLP

Timothy B. Collins

Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.
Phone215 979 1281

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Practice Areas

  • Trial Practice
    Contact InfoTelephone: 215 979 1281
    Fax: 215 689 4911
    University University of Notre Dame, Bachelor of Arts & Science, magna cum laude, 2002
    Law SchoolUniversity of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 2006 Note Editor and Staff Member, Notre Dame Law Review
    Admitted2006, Pennsylvania

    Timothy B. Collins focuses his practice on employee benefit matters relating to corporate transactions, executive compensation, pension and retirement programs and welfare benefit programs. Mr. Collins counsels clients on compliance of nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements with Code Section 409A. Mr. Collins also counsels clients who are seeking approval under the Internal Revenue Service Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System program and the U.S. Department of Labor Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program.

    Mr. Collins is a 2006 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School, where he was a notes editor of the Notre Dame Law Review and a national finalist in the 2005 American Bar Association's client counseling competition, and a 2002 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame.

    •Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2006-present

    Selected Speaking Engagements
    •Speaker, Duane Morris' Developments in Workplace Law and Practice 2015, Philadelphia, May 14, 2015
    •Speaker, Developments in Workplace Law and Practice, Duane Morris' Developments in Workplace Law and Practice 2014, Philadelphia, May 8, 2014

    Selected Publications

    •Contributor, Duane Morris Benefits Law Blog
    •Author, Third Circuit Rules That Plan Must Give Notice of Limitations Period, Duane Morris Alert, August 27, 2015
    •Author, Considerations for Employers in Light of Supreme Court's Ruling Requiring All States to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage, Duane Morris Alert, June 29, 2015
    •Quoted in Attorneys React To Supreme Court's ACA Save, Law360, June 25, 2015
    •Author, Supreme Court Upholds Availability of Tax Credits Under Affordable Care Act for Coverage Purchased Through Federal Exchange, Duane Morris Alert, June 25, 2015
    •Quoted in The Takeaway: Feds Eye New Rule for Workplace Wearables, CIO, June 19, 2015
    •Author, U.S. Supreme Court Issues Ruling on Duty of Prudence for Investment Options Made Available Under 401(k) Plan, Duane Morris Alert, May 26, 2015
    •Co-author, Warming Up To EEOC Rules On Workplace Wellness Programs, Law360, April 20, 2015
    •Co-author, EEOC Proposed Rule Would Amend Regulations and Interpretive Guidance Implementing Title I of ADA Related to Employer Wellness Program, Duane Morris Alert, April 17, 2015
    •Author, U.S. Supreme Court Rules for Employer in Retiree Medical Benefits Case, Duane Morris Alert, January 27, 2015
    •Author, Supreme Court Strikes Down ACA Contraception Mandate for Certain Employers, Duane Morris Alert, July 1, 2014
    •Co-Author, Federal Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Same-Sex Marriage Ban, Resulting in Significant Impact on Employee Benefit Plans, Duane Morris Alert, May 21, 2014
    •Co-author, New COBRA Notices May Require Document Updates, Duane Morris Alert, May 14, 2014
    •Author, Significant New Transition Relief Set Forth in Final ACA Shared Responsibility Regulations, Duane Morris Alert, February 12, 2014
    •Author, IRS Publishes Post-Windsor Guidance in Notice 2014-1, Duane Morris Alert, December 20, 2013
    •Co-author, IRS Guidance Addresses Federal Tax Impact for Employers in Light of Supreme Court Ruling in U.S. v. Windsor, Duane Morris Alert, September 3, 2013
    •Author, IRS Publishes Notice Providing Transition Relief in Response to ACA Delay, Duane Morris Alert, July 10, 2013
    •Author, Obama Administration Delays ACA Employer Reporting and Penalties for 2014, Duane Morris Alert, July 3, 2013
    •Co-author, Final HIPAA Wellness Program Regulations Issued Under Affordable Care Act, Duane Morris Alert, June 7, 2013
    •Co-author, Year-End Deadline Approaching for Code Section 409A Corrections, Duane Morris Alert, November 30, 2012
    •Author, Employee-Assistance Programs Available to Employers in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy, Duane Morris Alert, November 2, 2012
    •Co-author, What Are the Implications for Employers of the Supreme Court Decision Upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? Duane Morris Alert, June 28, 2012
    •Co-author, Health Care Reform-A Practical Checklist, Society for Human Resource Management Legal Report, September 2010
    •Co-author, One Month After Healthcare-Reform Legislation: Update on the New Regulatory Guidance, Duane Morris Alert, May 11, 2010
    •Co-author, Reimbursement Requests for Early Retiree Reinsurance Program May Exceed Funding, Duane Morris Alert, May 10, 2010
    •Co-author, IRS Publishes Guidance on Healthcare Reform Changes to Form W-2, Duane Morris Alert, April 1, 2011
    •Co-author, Continuing Extension Act Lengthens COBRA Subsidy Period Again, Duane Morris Alert, April 30, 2010
    •Co-author, Healthcare Reform: What Is the Impact on Employers?, Duane Morris Alert, March 29, 2010
    •Co-author, COBRA Subsidy Extended Once Again, Duane Morris Alert, March 4, 2010
    •Co-author, COBRA Premium Subsidy Extended, Duane Morris Alert, December 23, 2009
    •Co-author, Midyear Reduction or Suspension of an Employer's 401(k) Contributions - A Practical Guide, Society for Human Resource Management, September 8, 2009
    •Co-author, Stimulus Bill Includes Significant COBRA Changes, Duane Morris Alert, February 20, 2009
    •Co-author, Bailout Legislation Extends Tax-Free IRA Distributions to Charities Through 2009, Duane Morris Alert, October 27, 2008
    •Co-author, Bailout Legislation Contains Key Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, Duane Morris Alert, October 9, 2008
    •Co-author, Section 409A Compliance Deadline Fast Approaching, Duane Morris Alert, September 29, 2008
    •Co-author, IRS Extends Section 409A Transition Relief to December 31, 2008, Duane Morris Alert, October 24, 2007
    •Co-author, Final IRS 409A Regulations on Deferred Compensation Issued, Duane Morris Alert, April 19, 2007

    Reported CasesRepresentative Matters: Advised Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company of Japan on U.S. insurance and retirement product matters in its $5 billion acquisition of StanCorp Financial Group, which is the parent of Standard Insurance Company and other subsidiaries.; Represented Sancoa International Company and TubeDec, LLC, family owned affiliated companies that manufacture and supply products to Home & Personal Care customers in North America, in their $71 million sale to CCL Industries, a Canadian public company.
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    Timothy B. Collins

    30 South 17th Street
    PhiladelphiaPA 19103-7396


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