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Megan G. Holstein

Principal
Denver

P 303-876-2228
F 303-892-5575
Megan.Holstein@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Megan Holstein is a Principal in the Denver, Colorado, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on disability, leave of absence, workplace accommodations and health management issues.

Ms. Holstein advises and represents employers regarding disability, paid sick and family leave, and accommodation administration, compliance audits, policies, training, and health management issues. She has extensive experience focusing on the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and their state law equivalents as well as disability and family leave benefits, including ERISA as it pertains to short- and long-term disability plans and statutory disability and paid family leave.

Ms. Holstein’s background also includes employment law counseling matters such HR audit assistance, defense of EEOC and workplace discrimination claims, manager and employment law training and workplace investigation. She was employed as in-house counsel for two publicly traded companies and managed her own consulting and law firm, where she provided legal counsel regarding all employment matters and conducted compliance audits, training, and workplace investigations. Prior to her in-house counsel position and consulting firm, Ms. Holstein was in private practice where she represented clients in state and federal courts and agency proceedings in all areas of employment law.

Ms. Holstein is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Colorado School of Law where she teaches Employee Benefits Law.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Disability Management Employer Coalition

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Peak to Peak Charter School, Board Member (2009-2013)
  • Peak to Peak Charter School, Board President (2010-2011)
  • Resource Central, Board Member (2016-Present)
  • Town of Erie, Planning Commissioner (2006-2010)

 

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April 19, 2018
SHRM

Megan Holstein Discusses the Paid Family Leave Federal Tax Credit

April 19, 2018

Megan Holstein discusses the IRS releasing guidance FAQs regarding the employer tax credit for paid family and medical leave in "IRS Issues First FAQs on Paid-Leave Credit," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article     Read More

February 28, 2018
SHRM

Megan Holstein Authors "How to Calculate the Paid-Leave Tax Credit"

February 28, 2018

Megan Holstein authors "How to Calculate the Paid-Leave Tax Credit," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

January 22, 2018
Law 360

Fraser McAlpine and Theresa Mak Discuss Theresa Joining Jackson Lewis in San Francisco

January 22, 2018

Fraser McAlpine and Theresa Mak discuss Theresa joining the firm in San Francisco from Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP in "Jackson Lewis Fortifies SF Presence With Morgan Lewis Hire," published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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February 23, 2018

How to Calculate New Federal Paid Family Leave Tax Credit

February 23, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 provides a tax credit to employers that voluntarily offer paid family and medical leave to employees. Under new Section 45S of the Internal Revenue Code, employers that voluntarily offer qualifying employees up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave annually pursuant to a written policy may... Read More

January 31, 2018

Changes to ERISA’s Disability Claims Regulations Coming April 1

January 31, 2018

New handling regulations for ERISA disability claims will go into effect on April 1, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) has announced. The agency confirmed that the regulations are final, without changes. The regulations were effective January 2017, but were delayed until April 1, 2018. The DOL has confirmed they will not be delayed... Read More

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IRS Issues Guidance FAQs Regarding the Paid Family Leave Federal Tax Credit
April 20, 2018

This week, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued FAQ guidance regarding the employer tax credit for paid family and medical leave. As a reminder, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the Act) provides a tax credit to employers that voluntarily offer paid family and/or medical leave to employees. Read More

IRS Issues Guidance FAQs Regarding the Paid Family Leave Federal Tax Credit
April 20, 2018

This week, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued FAQ guidance regarding the employer tax credit for paid family and medical leave. As a reminder, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the Act) provides a tax credit to employers that voluntarily offer paid family and/or medical leave to employees. Read More

Are You Preparing for Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave?
April 18, 2018

By the end of this year, employers with employees in the state of Washington must be ready to comply with last summer’s newly-enacted a paid family and medical leave law. Since the law’s passage, Washington has been busy fine-tuning the program and providing updates. Read More