Allison Bans practices employee benefits law with a focus on health and welfare plans. Allison drafts, reviews, amends and restates ERISA plans and summary plan descriptions. She regularly helps employers with the Affordable Care Act, COBRA, HIPAA and Mental Health Parity compliance and the design and administration of wellness programs, cafeteria plans and tax favored account based plans (i.e., FSAs, HSAs and HRAs). Allison also assists her clients with DOL investigations and benefits issues as they relate to corporate transactions.
Allison is a contributor to Snell & Wilmer’s SW Benefits Blog, which offers analysis and commentary on employee benefits and executive compensation matters.
The George Washington University Law School (J.D., 2010)
Yale University (B.A., Political Science, 2005)
American Bar Association
Section of Taxation
Health Law Section
Maricopa County Bar Association
Western Pension and Benefits Council, Phoenix Chapter
"Top 15 Labor & Employment and Employee Benefits Updates," Co-Presenter, SHRM-GP 2019 LLAC Legal Update, Phoenix, AZ (January 17, 2019)
"Wellness Programs: What Every Tax Department Needs to Know," Webinar Co-Speaker, BNA (February 2015)
"A Tax-Exempt Organization Should Determine Now Whether it will be Subject to Penalties Next Year for Failing to Offer Affordable, Qualified Health Care," Co-Author, D.C. Bar - Tax-Exempt Organizations Alert (June 2014)
"Health Care Open Enrollment for 2011," Co-Author, Practical Law: The Journal (November 2010)