Andy R. Anderson

Mr. Anderson frequently counsels clients on employer, individual, and insurer issues created by the Affordable Care Act as well as on regulatory compliance issues dealing with the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, and Mental Health Parity. He has handled a variety of employee benefits matters, including government self-correction programs, cafeteria plans, health and welfare plans, VEBAs, and benefit plans for tax-exempt organizations and churches. Mr. Anderson has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies regarding the administration of employee benefits programs, with an emphasis on the administration of health and welfare plans.

Mr. Anderson's practice also focuses on outsourcing employee benefits issues in the areas of retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and payroll practices. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Anderson led the Hewitt Associates' legal group responsible for outsourcing employee benefits.

Mr. Anderson has commented on proposed regulations, testified at IRS hearings, and testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on ERISA preemption. He also worked closely with several government agencies during the launch of the advance credit for the TAA tax credit.

Mr. Anderson has lectured extensively on the subject of employee benefits and outsourcing. He is a JCEB faculty member, where he teaches the cafeteria plan section for the ERISA Basics class. Mr. Anderson speaks regularly at meetings of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association and at numerous other national and regional conferences. He has been quoted in employee benefits articles for various publications, including Forbes, CNN Money, Business Insurance, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Law360, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Human Resource Executive Online, Corporate Counsel, Politico, and Bloomberg BNA. In addition, Mr. Anderson is noted in The Legal 500 United States (2014) for having “a ton of experience and is tremendously helpful.”

Mr. Anderson received his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1984 and his B.A., summa cum laude, from MacMurray College in 1981. He is admitted to practice in Illinois.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, 2) Information Technology Outsourcing, 3) Human Resources Outsourcing, 4) Outsourcing in Life Sciences, 5) Health & Welfare Plans, 6) Healthcare, 7) HIPAA: Employee Benefits, 8) Social Media Law and 9) Outsourcing in Financial Service
Law School University of Illinois, College of Law
Education MacMurray College, 1981, B.S.,
Bar Member / Association State Bar Illinois,
Most recent firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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