On Jan. 7, 2015, Jim and Henry Talavera, a shareholder at Polsinelli PC, provided comments on the draft rules, which relate to the regulation of professional employer organizations (PEOs) sponsoring self-funded employee health benefit plans. To read the comments in their entirety, CLICK HERE. Jim and Henry also attended a related hearing on the matter in Austin.
Jim advises clients on legal issues involving employee benefit plans. He works closely with the ever-changing Internal Revenue Code and ERISA. In that work, he sees his role with clients as bringing simplicity to a complicated field so that the client’s employee benefit plan objectives may be satisfied. Jim has more than 28 years of experience representing clients in a wide variety of employee benefit plan matters involving 401(k) plans, group benefits and incentive arrangements. He received his B.B.A., summa cum laude, from Texas Tech University and his J.D., cum laude, from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.