- Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
- Information Technology Outsourcing
- Outsourcing in Life Sciences
- Human Resources Outsourcing
- Business Process Outsourcing
- Outsourcing in Financial Services
- Privacy & Cybersecurity
- Health & Welfare Plans
- Healthcare Technology, Privacy & Data Security
- Life Sciences
- HIPAA: Employee Benefits
- Social Media Law
- Advertising, Consumer Protection, & Privacy
- Life Sciences and Healthcare
Winner, Chambers USA “Awards for Excellence” for Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (2014)
Listed, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (Nationally) in Chambers USA (2014)
Listed, Labor and Employment: Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation in The Legal 500 United States (2014)
honors + affiliations
Fellow, American College of Employee Benefits Counsel
Past Chair, Cafeteria Plans and Reimbursement Accounts Subcommittee, ABA Taxation Section/Employee Benefits Committee
Member, American Bar Association, Taxation Section
Member, Chicago Bar Association, Employee Benefits Committee
Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (2013–2015)
77 West Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601-5094
United States of America
Andy R. Anderson is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice.
Mr. Anderson frequently counsels clients on employer, individual, and insurer issues created by the Affordable Care Act as well as on regulatory compliance issues dealing with the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, and Mental Health Parity. He has handled a variety of employee benefits matters, including government self-correction programs, cafeteria plans, health and welfare plans, VEBAs, and benefit plans for tax-exempt organizations and churches. Mr. Anderson has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies regarding the administration of employee benefits programs, with an emphasis on the administration of health and welfare plans.
Mr. Anderson's practice also focuses on outsourcing employee benefits issues in the areas of retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and payroll practices. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Anderson led the Hewitt Associates' legal group responsible for outsourcing employee benefits.
Mr. Anderson has commented on proposed regulations, testified at IRS hearings, and testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on ERISA preemption. He also worked closely with several government agencies during the launch of the advance credit for the TAA tax credit.
Mr. Anderson has lectured extensively on the subject of employee benefits and outsourcing. He is a JCEB faculty member, where he teaches the cafeteria plan section for the ERISA Basics class. Mr. Anderson speaks regularly at meetings of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association and at numerous other national and regional conferences. He has been quoted in employee benefits articles for various publications, including Forbes, CNN Money, Business Insurance, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Law360, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Human Resource Executive Online, Corporate Counsel, Politico, and Bloomberg BNA. In addition, Mr. Anderson is noted in The Legal 500 United States (2014) for having “a ton of experience and is tremendously helpful.”
Mr. Anderson received his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1984 and his B.A., summa cum laude, from MacMurray College in 1981. He is admitted to practice in Illinois.
- University of Illinois College of Law, 1984, J.D.
- MacMurray College, 1981, B.S., Summa Cum Laude