Tonie Bitseff is a member of Nixon Peabody LLP’s Labor & Employment practice group. She is an experienced ERISA lawyer, and regarded a leading authority on HIPAA, COBRA, and health plan compliance.
Tonie advises clients on health benefits, pension plans, and other forms of compensation and employee benefits. Her experience includes welfare plans, 401(k) plans, cafeteria plans, benefit outsourcing, defined benefit plans, vendor management, contract negotiations, dependent and domestic partner coverage and rights, plan governance, ERISA fiduciary liability, ERISA claims procedures, prohibited transactions, appeals, escalations, and government audits.
Prior to joining Nixon Peabody, Tonie was the co-founder of Marin Legal APC, a boutique employment and benefits firm. She also led the health and welfare plan practice of Thelen LLP.