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Overview

Erin has significant experience advising plan sponsors on compliance issues primarily relating to ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, the ACA and the Internal Revenue Code. She assists clients with the design, implementation and operation of qualified retirement, health and welfare, and fringe benefit plans. She also performs employee benefits due diligence in the context of mergers and acquisitions.

In addition, Erin handles executive compensation contracts, 280G analysis, 409A compliance, and severance agreements. She also has performed comprehensive audits for plan compliance with ERISA and other federal health regulations and designed benefit plans with a focus on self-insured health plans.

Erin joined Calfee in 2021 from the Cincinnati office of a national law firm, where she served as a Managing Associate Attorney.

Erin earned her J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif honor society. She earned her B.A. in Politics, cum laude, from Hillsdale College.

Education

J.D., summa cum laude, University of Cincinnati College of Law, Order of the Coif, 2015

B.A., cum laude, Politics, Hillsdale College, 2012

Professional & Community

Professional & Community

  • Worldwide Employee Benefits Network (WEB), Greater Cincinnati Chapter, Steering Committee/Founding Member
  • Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, Building Cultural Competence Program, Participant

Publications/Presentations

Publications/Presentations

  • “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021: Implications for Business,” Thompson Hine COVID-19 Update (December 30, 2020)
  • “COVID-19 Relief Bill – The Impact on Employers and Employees,” Thompson Hine COVID-19 Update (December 2020)
  • "How COVID-19 Relief Law Affects Benefit Plan Sponsors," Law360 (March 18, 2020)
  • “Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Five Issues for Benefit Plan Sponsors to Consider,” Thompson Hine COVID-19 Update (March 2020)
  • “INSIGHT: Employee Health Benefits Need Re-Check During Coronavirus Outbreak,” Bloomberg Law (March 2020)
  • “INSIGHT: Coronavirus Adds to Employer To-Do List—Check Employee Benefits,” Bloomberg Law (2020)
  • "Cyber Security: The Next Steps for Benefit Plans," Benefits Magazine (October 2017).
  • “Expanding the Definition of ‘Sex Discrimination’ in Health Care: Transgender Health Benefits,” Benefits Magazine (December 2016)
  • “‘Great Bachelor Pad for Any Single Man Looking to Hook Up …’: The 6th Circuit’s disagreements about the ‘ordinary reader’ standard in Miami Valley Fair Housing Center Inc., v. Connor Group,” University of Cincinnati Law Review, 83.1.

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  • Ohio
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