Josh Norris is an associate in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practice group. His practice focuses on wide variety of employee benefit matters including the implementation, design and administration of qualified employee benefit plans, nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements, health and welfare plans, cafeteria plans, and severance, stock option and other equity and/or incentive based compensation plans. Josh is also a frequent speaker on healthcare reform.
Provide legal advice and counsel on all types of compensation, employee benefit, and related employment issues (including issues arising under the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, USERRA, FMLA and state law).
Coordinates submissions of pension plans under the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System for compliance statements.
Coordinates determination letter submissions for retirement plans with the Internal Revenue Service.
Negotiates and coordinates employee benefits issues arising in mergers, acquisitions and other corporate transactions.
Redesigned a variety of nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements to comply with Code Section 409A.
Co-author, "Health Care Reform Upheld," Troutman Sanders Advisory, June 28, 2012.
Co-author, " Health Care Reform - 2012 List of Counties Requiring Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services Issued by HHS," Troutman Sanders Advisory, April 10, 2012.
Co-author, " Health Care Reform - Guidance Published For Summary of Benefits and Coverage Requirement," Troutman Sanders Advisory, February 16, 2012.
Contributing Author, Georgia Human Resources Manual: A Guide to Georgia and Federal Employment Laws and Regulations, 2012 edition, published by the American Chamber of Commerce Resources.
Contributing Author, Florida Employment Law Manual, 2008-2011 editions, published by the American Chamber of Commerce Resources.
Author, " Supreme Court Ruling Impacts ERISA Class-Action Cases," Employee Benefit News, May 19, 2011.
Author, "What The HEART Act Means To Employers," Law360, June 12, 2008.
Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2011-present
Associate, Fisher & Phillips, 2007-2011
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