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Tina Haley

Ms. Haley is an associate at Holifield Janich Rachal Ferrera, PLLC (HJRF), focusing her practice in the areas of employee benefits law, employee benefits litigation, and benefit plan administration/compliance. Ms. Haley represents a wide variety of clients in the public and private sector, including small closely-held businesses, publicly traded companies, churches and not-for-profit entities. She regularly assists clients in establishing and maintaining employee retirement and welfare benefit plans, including 401(k) plans, profit sharing plans, defined benefit pension plans, group health plans, flexible spending account plans and cafeteria plans. Tina regularly advises clients regarding compliance with state and federal statutes and regulations relating to employee benefits and employment practices, including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA, HIPAA, COBRA, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

Ms. Haley assists clients with day-to-day plan administration issues, including benefit claims, distributions and participant inquiries. She consults with clients regarding required and discretionary plan amendments, periodic plan restatements and plan terminations. Ms. Haley also conducts internal benefit plan audits and represents clients regarding IRS and DOL benefit plan audits.

Education

J.D. – Georgia State University College of Law, 1995
B.S. – Business Administration, Kennesaw State University, 1989

Memberships

  • American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Knoxville Bar Association

Publications

  • Contributing author, Age Discrimination in Employee Benefits, ERISA Litigation (BNA 6th Ed. 2017)
  • Contributing author, Fiduciary Responsibility, Employee Benefits Law (BNA 3rd Ed. 2012)

Admissions
Licensed to practice in all Tennessee and Georgia state courts as well as the following federal courts:

  • United States Court of Appeal, Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

thaley@holifieldlaw.com
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