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Kellie M. Thomas

Associate
Baltimore

P 410-415-2029
F 410-415-2001
Kellie.Thomas@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Kellie M. Thomas is an Associate in the Baltimore, Maryland office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on a variety of employee benefits, executive compensation, and employment law matters, including general compliance and administration of qualified retirement plans and welfare plans under ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code, deferred compensation issues arising under Code Section 409A, and preventive advice and counsel with respect to workplace law matters.

While attending law school, Ms. Thomas was an Associate Editor of the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal and a board member of the Unemployment Action Center.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Thomas was an associate in the employment, compensation and benefits practice of a global law firm.

 

Published Works

  • “Changes Afoot for ERISA ‘Reportable Event’ Rules,” Employee Benefit Plan Review (July 2013) [Co-Author]

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September 30, 2019
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Teresa Burke Wright, Caroline H. Cheng and Kellie M. Thomas Author “Employers Face New Penalties Under Washington, D.C.’s Commuter-Benefit Law”

September 30, 2019

Teresa Burke Wright, Caroline H. Cheng and Kellie M. Thomas author “Employers Face New Penalties Under Washington, D.C.’s Commuter-Benefit Law,” published by SHRM.  Subscription may be required to view article  Read More

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September 30, 2019

District of Columbia Commuter Benefits: New Penalties, Fines

September 30, 2019

Penalties and fines for non-compliance with Washington, D.C.’s law requiring D.C. employers to offer commuter benefits to their D.C. employees will take effect beginning on November 14, 2019. The law, which became effective on January 1, 2016, requires employers with at least 20 employees in D.C. to offer commuter benefits to their... Read More

July 18, 2018

Employee Benefits Newsletter – Summer 2018

July 18, 2018

In this issue: New Agency Guidance Makes Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act Enforcement a Priority. A review of the parity compliance issues for plans and insurers providing mental health and substance use disorder benefits. Finding Missing Participants in a Regulatory Fog. A discussion of the efforts of the Department... Read More

April 2, 2018

Employee Benefits Newsletter – Spring 2018

April 2, 2018

In this issue: View from Jackson Lewis: The Curious Odyssey of the Multiemployer Defined Benefit Pension Fund. A review of the state of multiemployer funds. 2018 Tax Reform. A summary of the changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, including practical advice for employers. Recent Developments. Recent developments in... Read More

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District of Columbia Commuter Benefits: New Penalties, Fines
September 30, 2019

Penalties and fines for non-compliance with Washington, D.C.’s law requiring D.C. employers to offer commuter benefits to their D.C. employees will take effect beginning on November 14, 2019.  The law, which became effective on January 1, 2016, requires employers with at least 20 employees in D.C. Read More

As The ACA Landscape Shifts Again, What’s an Employer to Do?
February 25, 2019

As employers and their third-party administrators begin to wrap-up their Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) reporting for the 2018 tax year, we’ve started to receive questions about what comes next.  As we discussed here, with the implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “Act”), the ACA’s “individual mandat Read More

Changes to VCP User Fees: A Holiday Gift That Some Plan Sponsors Would Rather Return
February 23, 2018

Benefit plan practitioners returned to their desks after the holidays to the surprising news that the Internal Revenue Service issued guidance that made sweeping changes to the user fees for the Internal Revenue Service’s Voluntary Correction Program (“VCP”).  (And notably more than one IRS agent has informally indicated they were surpris Read More