Seyfarth Benefits Consulting

Not only do Seyfarth’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department attorneys and professional staff focus on complex employee benefit plan-related needs of our clients; we are also well-versed in handling common administrative benefit plan-related matters.

Our full-service Seyfarth Benefits Consulting offering is aimed at getting HR and employee benefit personnel out of the more routine day-to-day administrative benefits legal work and provide resources to manage these matters, including but not limited to:

  • Claims Administration
  • Compliance reporting, review, preparation and submission of annual reports (Form 5500s) and “top hat” plan filings for non-qualified plans, compilation and submission of delinquent filer voluntary compliance program (DFVCP) filings 
  • Determination Letter Filings
  • HIPAA Privacy
  • Legal instrument and Levy Review 
  • Nondiscrimination Testing
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) Administration
  • Qualified Medical Child Support Order (QMCSO) Administration
  • Legal instrument and Levy Review 
  • Special client administrative projects, such as internal procedural audits of existing administrative policies and practices, review of employee/participant communications related to administrative services, conduct, missing participant address and death searches, and training

Utilizing SeyfarthLean methodologies, we are able to offer many of these services for a flat fee.

 

What We Are Providing

For Plan Sponsors

  • Collaboration with plan sponsors and their staff to provide an administrative solution to benefit matters so plan sponsors and their staff can focus on their core business
  • High-quality and personal representation with extensive knowledge and vast experience in employee benefits
  • Standardization and best practices to reduce costs
  • Team approach—work with plan sponsors, staff and third party administrators (side-by-side)
  • Conduct regularly scheduled status calls
  • Tailored services to meet plan sponsors needs
  • Variable Fee Structures
    • Fixed rate - predictable cost
    • Hourly rate/Blended rate
    • Negotiated project rate

For Plan Participants

  • Knowledge resource
  • Timely response
  • Toll-Free telephone support, if applicable

If you have any questions concerning our service offerings or need more information, please contact your Seyfarth Shaw LLP attorney, Sherry Klenk at sklenk@seyfarth.com or EBAdminServices@seyfarth.com.