Growing a PEO requires strategic guidance and advice to comply with the diverse and complex local, state, and federal laws and regulations that govern PEO operations.

Whether a PEO is just starting, looking to expand, or pursing a sale or merger opportunity, we provide strategic guidance at every stage. From everyday outside counsel, to sophisticated deal advice, our team can support your PEO’s needs.

Licensing & Compliance
Our team of experienced attorneys, paralegals, and staff assists PEO’s with all aspects of licensing and registration throughout the nation. We have developed important relationships with PEO regulators and can efficiently handle your PEO licensing and registration needs, as well as coordinate ongoing compliance matters in every state.

Unemployment Insurance Taxes 
We have built a national reputation for advising and defending employers, particularly PEO's, on state unemployment tax matters. Effective representation of PEO’s before regulatory agencies and state courts across the country against UI tax assessments is a mainstay of our practice. We can also provide critical unemployment tax advice when a PEO is evaluating a potential purchase and sale transaction or reorganization.

Healthcare and Benefits 
We advise PEO’s how to comply with the requirements of ERISA, the Affordable Care Act, and equivalent state requirements, and other employee benefits offered by a PEO.

NAPEO Legal Advisory Committee Experience

Brian Nugent: Member and Former Chair of National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO) Legal Advisory Committee

14 Lawyers in Chambers USA 2018

14 lawyers recognized by Chambers USA 2017 in: Labor & Employment; L&E: Employee Benefits & Compensation; L&E: ERISA


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