Ms. Roberts concentrates her practice on a broad range of employee benefits and executive compensation matters, including:
Designing, drafting, and implementing plan documents and administrative procedures for a variety of employee benefit plans, including qualified and non-qualified retirement plans and health and welfare plans;
Assisting clients with plan service provider conversions and with the review and negotiation of vendor service agreements;
Advising plan fiduciaries on the fiduciary responsibility provisions of ERISA and prohibited transaction rules;
Counseling plan sponsors regarding the privacy and security requirements under HIPAA, including drafting required policies and procedures, preparing notices, providing HIPAA-mandated training, and negotiating business associate agreements;
Advising employers regarding all facets of Affordable Care Act compliance, including employer shared responsibility provisions, reporting requirements, and group health plan mandates;
Conducting plan compliance reviews, including providing advice and supervision with respect to corrective actions and preparing filings under Internal Revenue Service and Department of Labor correction programs; and
Advising clients on the employee benefits aspects of mergers and acquisitions, and assisting with post-closing integration of employee benefit plans.
Ms. Roberts received her B.S. and B.A., with honors, from the University of Florida, and her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. While in law school, she served on the editorial board of the University of Florida Journal of Law and Public Policy and was a member of the Order of the Coif.