Steven Mindy is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office, focusing his practice on employee benefits and ERISA litigation related to health and welfare benefits. Steven also focuses on privacy and security laws and regulations that impact benefit plans.
He works extensively on issues related to wellness programs, health savings accounts (HSAs), flexible spending accounts (FSAs), and transportation fringe benefits, including the laws applicable to plans and their service providers when using new technology like mobile devices, apps, and wearables.
Steven has extensive experience with HIPAA’s privacy and security requirements. He frequently helps HIPAA-covered entities comply with breach and security incident notification requirements under HIPAA and other privacy laws.
He also assists HIPAA-covered entities and business associates respond to audits and investigations by federal and state agencies that regulate data privacy and security.
Steven also has extensive experience with ERISA’s plan-asset rules, trust requirements, and prohibited transaction exemptions. Steven frequently advises on issues related to multiple employer welfare arrangements (MEWAs), voluntary employees’ beneficiary associations (VEBAs), and multiemployer plans.
Steven also advises financial institutions, insurance companies, and nonbank trustees on HSA matters, including compliance with the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule. Steven uses his prior experience as a federal law enforcement officer to assist clients with criminal and civil investigations.
District of Columbia
State University of New York at Buffalo (J.D., 2008)