Laura P. Heacock focuses her practice on all areas of employee benefits and executive compensation. She advises clients on issues relating to the design, administration, and taxation of health and other welfare benefit plans and about compliance with the Affordable Care Act, HIPAA, HITECH, COBRA, cafeteria plan rules, and other legal requirements. Ms. Heacock prepares clients for audits of their privacy and security measures under HIPAA and advises them about the rules governing wellness initiatives, and has experience conducting HIPAA trainings that focus on compliance with various aspects of HIPAA's Privacy and Security Rules.
Ms. Heacock also has experience with incentive and equity-based compensation agreements, change in control agreements, and executive employment and separation agreements. She counsels clients in the design and drafting of stock option plans and has experience in drafting, amending, and terminating tax-qualified defined benefit, defined contribution, and health and welfare plans and preparing related employee communications.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Laura P. Heacock