Meeting of May 8, 2013 - Wellness Programs Under Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws
Amy Moore is chair of Covington's employee benefits and executive compensation practice. She advises public and private companies and tax exempt organizations on a wide range of tax, ERISA, and employment law issues concerning all types of benefit programs.
Ms. Moore counsels some of the world's largest multinational companies on the design and implementation of innovative benefit strategies, including the restructuring of retirement programs to meet the needs of the modern work force; the use of surplus pension and insurance assets to provide non-traditional benefits; and the establishment of funding and security arrangements for welfare plans and executive compensation. She represents clients in connection with pension fund investments in private equity funds, hedge funds, group trusts, and derivatives. She also advises on benefits and compensation issues in acquisitions and divestitures, debt finance, joint ventures, and other corporate transactions.
Ms. Moore represents companies in audits and contested agency proceedings involving benefit plans and advises clients on employee benefits issues that arise in connection with ERISA litigation and settlements. She also counsels employers on issues of plan administration and the correction of operational problems under government-sponsored remedial programs.