Linda R. Mendel Esq.

Linda R. Mendel, Esq. is Of Counsel at Vorys Columbus office. Her practice focuses on employee benefits.  She works with employers and multiemployer plans on health and welfare benefit plan issues, including employee communications, compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), tax issues, and vendor contracting. She is the past chair of the Welfare Plan and EEOC Issues Subcommittee of the Tax Section of the ABA. She coordinated the ABA’s comments to the IRS on the employer shared responsibility penalties under Code §4980H and has participated in ABA projects to provide comments to the IRS on other ACA regulations. She holds a Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law and a Bachelor in Business Administration from Kent State University.