Clark Hill Attorney Kristi Gauthier will Present on Wellness Program Compliance for the Arizona Small Business Association

Sep 16, 2014

PHOENIX, AZ – Clark Hill Attorney Kristi Gauthier will speak on a panel titled, “Is Your Wellness Program in Compliance with the Affordable Care Act,” hosted by the Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA) on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at ASBA’s Business Center located in downtown Phoenix. 

In this program, two national experts will guide the audience in an overall sketch of the new law and how to develop a program strategy to meet their needs. Is your program is in compliance with the Affordable Care Act and other employment laws? Even if you don’t currently offer a wellness program, don’t let these laws scare you! The new Affordable Care Act actually provides additional incentives for businesses to offer employee wellness programs. The trick is learning how to build a program that:

  • Meets the needs of your employees 
  • Fits with your culture 
  • Is in compliance with all laws

Gauthier is a senior attorney at Clark Hill PLC and concentrates her practice in the area of Employee Benefits Law. She has lectured on various employee benefits issues, including ERISA compliance, COBRA, Section 125 Cafeteria Plans, 403(b) Retirement Plans, IRS plan correction programs, and consumer driven welfare benefit plan design. She is also a frequent speaker on health care reform compliance and counsels employers of all sizes with respect to the impact of health care reform on their businesses. She is a co-author of the ABA publication ERISA Survey of Federal Circuits and has been named a “Rising Star” by Michigan Super Lawyers since 2011. 

Firm Profile 
Clark Hill PLC is an entrepreneurial full-service law firm that provides business legal services, government and public affairs, and personal legal services to our clients throughout the country. With offices in Arizona, Delaware, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC, and West Virginia, Clark Hill has more than 300 attorneys and professionals.