WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Groom Law Group, Chartered, a Washington, DC law firm that focuses exclusively on benefits matters, announced that Seth Perretta has joined the firm as Co-Head of the firm's Health & Welfare practice. Also joining the firm with Perretta are Allison Ullman as a Principal, Malcolm Slee as Of Counsel and Sravya (Via) Boppana as an Associate.
Perretta is a well-known presence in the Washington, DC benefits community and a nationally recognized expert in the field. He has extensive experience providing counsel to large insurers, trade associations, and third party administrators regarding the implications of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Perretta's experience also includes advocating before various federal agencies, including the Departments of Treasury, Labor and Health and Human Services, on behalf of trade associations and other entities with respect to the ACA. His practice also encompasses qualified retirement plans, executive compensation arrangements, federal income and employment taxes, and other issues for health and welfare benefit plans.
Ullman, Slee and Boppana also have extensive experience counselling clients on the ACA, as well as with respect to design and compliance issues for the full range of benefits and executive compensation arrangements.
"We couldn't be more excited to welcome Seth, Allison, Malcolm and Via to Groom," said the firm's Executive Principal, John McGuiness. "Their Washington, DC-focused practice and specialized knowledge align with the firm's vision to provide state-of-the art, strategic benefits solutions to our clients."
"Health care reform presents unique challenges to our trade association, insurance company and large plan sponsor clients. Seth and his team bring a range of expertise that complements Groom's existing team of health care lawyers and demonstrates our commitment to serving our clients and staying out in front of regulatory and legislative trends," commented Jon Breyfogle, Co-Head of the firm's Health & Welfare practice.
"This is a great opportunity for our team and the clients we serve. Groom's market position and breadth of practice is second to none and its vision and strategy for benefits law is consistent with my own. I look forward to working with my new colleagues and contributing to the strategy and the management of the health practice," said Perretta.
About Groom Law Group
Groom Law Group, Chartered (www.groom.com) is the premier benefits law firm in the United States with 70 attorneys dedicated solely to the practice of benefits law. Groom provides clients with cost-effective, creative, and practical solutions to sophisticated benefits and tax law challenges. The firm's national client base includes a diverse group of major corporations, financial institutions, health insurers, trade associations, governmental, and tax-exempt organizations.
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