Mandated Health Benefits — the COBRA Guide
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Paul M. Hamburger is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of the law firm Proskauer Rose LLP. He heads the firm’s Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and ERISA Litigation Practice Center and is co-chair of its health and welfare subgroup. Mr. Hamburger has more than 25 years of experience in advising employers and administrators, and is the author of numerous articles and publications on COBRA and other employee benefits issues affecting pension and welfare plans. Mr. Hamburger is managing author of The New Health Care Reform Law: What Employers Need to Know (A Q&A Guide), 4th Edition. Mr. Hamburger is also author and contributing editor of Mandated Health Benefits: The COBRA Guide, as well as co-author of the Guide to Assigning and Loaning Benefit Plan Money and the Pension Plan Fix-It Handbook, all published by Thompson. He is a 1983 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School.
Lynda M. Noggle is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Proskauer Rose LLP. Ms. Noggle advises clients in all aspects of employee benefits law, including tax, labor (including ERISA), securities and litigation issues. A substantial portion of Ms. Noggle's practice is devoted to the design, administration and compliance of tax-qualified retirement plans and welfare plans. In this regard, she advises on a broad range of employment and benefit matters, including tax-qualification, HIPAA privacy and security, COBRA, fiduciary liability and prudent plan administration practices. She is a 2003 graduate of the Fordham University School of Law. Ms. Noggle is a contributing editor of Thompson's Mandated Health Benefits — The COBRA Guide.
Editorial Advisory Board for Mandated Health Benefits – The COBRA Guide
Kathryn Bakich, Esq.
The Segal Company
Rich Glass, J.D.
Paul M. Hamburger, Esq.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Jack B. Helitzer, Esq.
Terry Humo, Esq.
The Segal Company
Mark E. Lutes, Esq.
Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
Joseph A. Murphy, Jr., Esq.
Jon A. Neiditz, Esq.
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Lynda M. Noggle, Esq.
Proskauer Rose LLP
George Pantos, Esq.
Adam Russo, Esq.
Russo and Minchoff, LLP
Mark L. Stember, Esq.
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Roberta Casper Watson, Esq.
Trenam, Kemker, Scharf, Barkin, Frye, O'Neill & Mullis PA
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