April 17, 2012
(PLANSPONSOR.com) - Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler) added three attorneys to
the firm’s expanding Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice.
shareholders and an associate from Seyfarth Shaw LLP—David M. Weiner, Judith L.
Wethall and D. Finn Pressly—joined Littler’s Chicago office. The trio
brings with them extensive retirement, health and welfare benefit experience, as well as expertise in executive compensation.
Weiner is a
former executive compensation and employee benefits consultant, whose legal practice focuses on assisting
clients with strategic and technical aspects of benefits and compensation
compliance. He is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and was co-chair of the Health
and Welfare Practice Group at Seyfarth, where he designed service delivery
models that achieved clients’ compliance and business objectives. He received
his J.D. with honors from
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and his B.S., cum laude, from the University of Illinois.
extensive experience in health and welfare plans, including all aspects of
health care reform, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
(HIPAA) privacy and security compliance, subrogation and claims reimbursement
issues, coordination of benefits, state and local compliance issues, wellness
programs and consumer-driven health care initiatives and health care
continuation coverage. She received her J.D., cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law and her
B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
experience counseling clients on health and welfare plans and qualified
retirement plans. He regularly advises clients on
health and welfare plan compliance, including medical and dental plans,
cafeteria plans, flexible spending accounts, wellness programs and retiree
benefits. He counsels clients on plan design decisions relating to the
Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, HIPAA and health care reform
legislation. Pressly has also assisted clients with qualified retirement plan
design and administration questions, as well as submitting plans for voluntary
correction. He received his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School,
his L.L.M. (Tax) from the University of Florida and B.A., cum laude, from the University of