Kirsten Stewart has more than 20 years of experience providing guidance to employers in all areas of employee benefits.
Kirsten provides day-to-day advice to employers, including publicly-traded entities, government employers and non-profit entities regarding qualified plans (including 401(k), defined benefit, cash balance, and 403(b) plan), non-qualified plans, and welfare benefit plans. She assists her clients with plan design and compliance with all applicable laws, including Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Internal Revenue Code, Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Multi-Employer Pension Plan Amendments Act (MEPPAA), Medicare Secondary Payer rules, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Kirsten strives to make these complex issues and requirements easier for her clients to understand and follow.
Listed in Best Lawyers in America for Employee Benefits Law for more than ten years, Kirsten is also a board member of the Denver Chapter of the Western Pension & Benefits Conference, and is a frequent speaker on employee benefits topics.