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Lindsay M. Goodman has experience with many aspects of the firm’s comprehensive employee benefits practice. She handles a wide range of projects, including health and welfare plan issues, qualified and nonqualified retirement plan issues, HIPAA and COBRA matters, employee benefits due diligence with respect to mergers and acquisitions, and Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service audits.
Lindsay frequently advises clients on compliance issues relating to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, ERISA, and the Internal Revenue Code, and handles plan document drafting and updates consistent with such rules and regulations. She also advises on best practices and methods of correcting plan document and plan administration failures. As a member of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, Lindsay serves on the Professionals Committee and the Affordable Care Act Expert panel.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Lindsay was an employee benefits associate at two large international law firms as well as a tax and estate planning associate at a small boutique tax and corporate law firm in Chicago.
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Law Firm of the Year, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Chambers USA (2019)
Member, Law Firm of the Year, Employee Benefits (ERISA Law), US News/Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2019)
Recommended, Labor and employment: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design, The Legal 500 US (2019)
Certified Public Accountant, Illinois, 2004
US Tax Court
DePaul University College of Law, 2006, J.D., Magna Cum Laude
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, 2002, M.S.T.
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, 2001, B.S.