June 24, 2011
Quarles & Brady Welcomes Employee Benefits Attorney
MILWAUKEE, WIS. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that John L. Barlament has joined the Firm’s Milwaukee office as a partner in the Employee Benefits Group.
Mr. Barlament represents employers, third party administrators, brokers and benefit consultants in all aspects of employee benefits law. He has extensive experience in a broad range of issues, including: health care reform (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) compliance and strategy; executive compensation issues; assisting both pension and welfare multi-employer plans in all their legal needs; merging and terminating plans; addressing the legal issues with controlling health care costs (such as wellness plan issues); COBRA; consumer-driven health plans (including HRAs and HSAs); HIPPA, including the Privacy Rules and Security Rules; and Medicare Part D issues.
Mr. Barlament is recognized as a national speaker on Employee Benefits issues and is a contributing author on two of the country’s leading manuals in these areas (EBIA’s Consumer-Driven Health Care
and EBIA’s HIPPA Portability, Privacy & Security
He earned his law degree from Duke University School of Law and his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude
, from St. Norbert College.
Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with 425 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Chicago, Ill.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; Milwaukee and Madison, Wis.; and Shanghai, China. The Firm offers an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients that range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Additional information about the Firm may be found at www.quarles.com