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7:30 – 8:00am Announcements
8:00 – 9:00am Presentation
Employer Fiduciary Alert – What You Need to Know Regarding the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA)
Justin D. Leader, M.S. https://benefitsdna.com/meet-the-team/
President & Founding Partner, BenefitsDNA
Justin Leader was born and raised in Bedford Pennsylvania. Justin graduated with high honors from California University of Pennsylvania with his undergraduate degree in Biology with a focus in Pre-Medicine. Justin would then go on to graduate with highest honors and a 4.0 GPA receiving a master’s degree in Exercise Science with a focus in corporate wellness.
Justin began his career in the pharmaceutical industry with Novartis Pharmaceutical in 2008, in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Justin then followed his entrepreneurial spirit as a Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley in 2010 where he began consulting employer 401K and benefit plans. In 2011 he was recruited by Special Risk Insurance Services (SRIS) as Vice President of Business Development. In this role he advised nationally recognized clients including Westinghouse, GlaxoSmithKline, IKEA, the Smithsonian Institution and more in niche employee benefit plan offerings.
In August of 2014, Justin formed BenefitsDNA , an independent consulting practice comprising industry experts. He and his partners serve employers, large and small as well as their advisors regarding competitive self-funded healthcare and innovative employee benefit plan design. As a Certified Health Rosetta Chartered Advisor, he and his team are recognized as a driving force in fixing many of the issues we currently have in US healthcare.
In January of 2016 Justin joined a multigenerational family owned firm, Benefit Design Specialists to assist in their growth as Vice President of Business Development while continuing his consulting practice. In November of 2019, their work in direct provider contracting was recognized nationally by the Department of Health and Human Services, CMS and the Trump Administration.
In July of 2020, Justin entered as a partner in a joint venture called Highlight Health. As the Chief Growth Officer, Highlight Health is focused on providing affordable and accessible healthcare to those who are uninsured, underinsured and cannot afford to participate in traditional employer healthcare offerings. Between the combined work with BenefitsDNA and Highlight Health, Justin is determined along with his partners to fix some of the largest issues in the US Healthcare system.
Justin believes in servant leadership as a former 3-time board of director’s member for the American Heart Association in the Capital Region. He currently volunteers and spends time in the classroom with Junior Achievement assisting his wife at Hershey Elementary School. He also serves on the PA State Council of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) as well as co-chairs the annual State SHRM Conference in State College PA. He and his wife, Kim, live in Elizabethtown, with their toddler, Cullin.
Julie Selesnick https://bergermontague.com/attorneys/julie-s-selesnick/
Julie S. Selesnick is Senior Counsel at Berger Montague and a member of the firm’s Employee Benefits & ERISA practice group, where she represents the interests of employees, retirees, plan sponsors, plan participants and beneficiaries in employee benefit and ERISA cases in the district court and on appeal. Ms. Selesnick’ s practice is focused on health care, where she brings more than a decade of insurance coverage experience to good use focusing on the behaviors of insurance carrier TPAs that exercise fiduciary duties under ERISA-covered health plans and counseling employers and other plan sponsors on provisions in their administrative service agreements that might cause them to unwittingly violate ERISA or other employee benefit laws. Ms. Selesnick is also focused on other legal violations related to patient health care under various federal statutes and state consumer statutes to help everyday American’s bring down the out-of-control health care costs they face.
Prior to joining Berger Montague, Ms. Selesnick was of counsel at another prominent plaintiffs’ class action firm, where she practiced primarily in the ERISA group representing plaintiffs in class cases related to 401K excessive fee disputes, actuarial equivalence pension issues, church plan litigation, and cases against third-party administrators for breach of fiduciary duty in connection with their administration of ERISA-covered group health plans. Ms. Selesnick also worked in that firm’s Consumer Protection group litigating consumer class action lawsuits and policyholder insurance coverage actions on behalf of individual and class plaintiffs.
Prior to that, Ms. Selesnick was a partner at a Washington D.C. law firm in both the insurance coverage and employment law groups, where she represented carriers in insurance coverage litigation and subrogation litigation in state and federal courts throughout the United States, and represented both employers and employees in employment litigation, as well as negotiating severance agreements and reviewing and updating employee handbooks. Ms. Selesnick has first chair trial experience in jury and bench trials and has experience with arbitration and mediation of complex disputes.
Ms. Selesnick is an accomplished writer and has written numerous legal and non-legal articles and blog posts. She has also contributed to ERISA Litigation textbooks and cumulative supplements, and written materials for use in health-care litigation conferences.
Ms. Selesnick graduated with a B.A., cum laude, from the San Diego State University and was elected Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Sigma Alpha, and she received her J.D., from the George Washington University School of Law, where she was a member of the George Washington University Law Review and was inducted into the Order of the Coif.
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Certification: Pending certification credit through HRCI and SHRM.