Sarah Hicks

 

Sarah has more than 10 years of experience practicing law in the area of employee benefits. Prior to joining Ledbetter Parisi LLC, Sarah worked at two large regional law firms where she focused on both multiemployer fund representation and single employer plans.  In her current role, Sarah focuses on all aspects of health and welfare plan compliance including health care reform, HIPAA, COBRA and Medicare coordination.  In addition, Sarah works regularly with pension plan issues, SUB plans and provides general ERISA compliance advice for Taft-Hartley funds.

 

Sarah graduated from Miami University and earned a law degree from the University of Cincinnati College Of Law. She is also a member of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, Cincinnati Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association. For the past seven years, Sarah has been named a Rising Star Attorney by the Ohio Lawyers’ Magazine.

 

Sarah has participated in numerous training programs on health care reform compliance through the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, American Benefits Council and the American Bar Association.

 

Contact Sarah at shicks@fringebenefitlaw.com

 

Publications & Speaking Engagements

 

  • ERISA Boot Camp (Indianapolis, IN: November 2018)

  • Trustee Handbook, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, Chapter Contributor

  • ERISA Boot Camp (Cleveland, OH; September, 2016)

  • ALBAT, The Taft-Hartley Trustee (Cincinnati, OH; June, 2016)

  • ERISA Boot Camp (Columbus, OH; March, 2016)

  • Cornerstone Alliance, HIPAA Compliance Seminar (Lima, OH; April 2015)

  • Sheet Metal and Mechanical Contractors Associations, Membership Educational Meeting, Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014, Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act and Document Retention Requirements (Cincinnati, OH; February, 2015)

  • Roofers Mid-States District Council Meeting, Update on PPACA and Possible Pension Funding Reform (Cincinnati, OH; June, 2014)

  • Mechanical Contractors Association, Membership Educational Meeting, The Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act for Employers (Dayton, OH; August, 2013)

  • Northern Kentucky University, Annual Labor-Management Conference, Keynote Presentation: Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (Highland Heights, KY; May 2013)

  • Peer Educational Meeting, HIPAA Regulations Update & Review (West Chester, OH; March, 2013)

  • “Avoiding Penalties Under PPACA: Safe-Harbor Methods for Determining Full-Time Employees,” Benefits Magazine (February 2013)

  • Sheet Metal and Mechanical Contractors Associations, Membership Educational Meeting, Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (Cincinnati, OH; January, 2013)

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