Benjamin J. Conley
Ben Conley is an attorney in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP where he focuses his practice on employee benefit plans. He has experience counseling clients on qualified retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and executive compensation.
Ben regularly advises clients on defined benefit and defined contribution plan compliance, including corrections for plan operational errors. He assists clients in drafting plan documents, plan amendments and participant communications and advises clients on health & welfare plan compliance. Ben counsels clients on plan design decisions relating to COBRA, HIPAA privacy regulations, and health care reform legislation.
He regularly consults with governmental agencies on healthcare reform and has submitted comments on healthcare reform interim regulations on behalf of clients. Ben has presented extensively on healthcare reform and what it means for businesses, including helping create the Certified Healthcare Reform Specialist® designation.