Quarles & Brady welcomes St. Norbert College alum John Barlament as a partner in the Employee Benefits Group

From Quarles & Brady LLP, June 27, 2011
by Caroline Letiecq, caroline.letiecq@quarles.com, (602) 229-5377

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that John L. Barlament has joined the Firm's Milwaukee office as a partner in the Employee Benefits Group.

Mr. Barlament represents employers, third party administrators, brokers and benefit consultants in all aspects of employee benefits law. He has extensive experience in a broad range of issues, including: health care reform (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) compliance and strategy; executive compensation issues; assisting both pension and welfare multi-employer plans in all their legal needs; merging and terminating plans; addressing the legal issues with controlling health care costs (such as wellness plan issues); COBRA; consumer-driven health plans (including HRAs and HSAs); HIPPA, including the Privacy Rules and Security Rules; and Medicare Part D issues.

Mr. Barlament is recognized as a national speaker on Employee Benefits issues and is a contributing author on two of the country's leading manuals in these areas (EBIA's Consumer-Driven Health Care and EBIA's HIPPA Portability, Privacy & Security).

He earned his law degree from Duke University School of Law and his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from St. Norbert College.