LAKE MARY, Fla. (PRWEB) February 22, 2013
AssuredPartners, Inc. and its Employee Benefits Committee for Affordable Care Act Compliance announced a new partnership with national law firms BakerHostetler and Proskauer to provide Affordable Care Act compliance counsel to clients of AssuredPartners’ platform companies. BakerHostetler and Proskauer have a strong regional presence in the Midwest and Northeast, respectively, and cover much of the AssuredPartners geographic footprint.
“We’re excited to partner with both BakerHostetler and Proskauer law firms,” said Kimberly Botic, vice president of benefits at AssuredPartners, Inc. “Through this strategic partnership, these law firms will operate as an extension of AssuredPartners, offering consistent and reliable compliance advice in an uncertain regulatory environment. As our agent consultants and clientele continue to face challenges due to the complicated nature of the Affordable Care Act, we have made a management decision to work with the BakerHostetler and Proskauer law firms to provide insight and expertise on the guidance released by the governmental agencies responsible for the Affordable Care Act.”
AssuredPartners has entered into these partnerships on behalf of their platform companies to remain on the forefront of compliance and regulatory needs for their clients. This deal solidifies the partnership on behalf of the following entities: Neace Lukens, SKCG, Jamison Insurance & Grosvenor Brokers, Dawson Companies, ISI, Crawford Insurance, Webb Insurance, Schifman, Remley & Associates, Inc., Alliance Plus and Tobias.
BakerHostetler is among the nation’s largest law firms with more than 800 attorneys coast to coast, delivering the highest quality legal counsel on the most complex and critical issues facing clients today. The firm has offices in Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Costa Mesa, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, DC. Its five primary practice groups are Business, Employment, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Tax. For more information, visit http://www.bakerlaw.com
Proskauer is a leading global law firm serving clients’ critical legal needs from offices in Beijing, Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Newark, Paris, São Paulo and Washington, DC. The firm helps clients navigate the legal and strategic challenges of the Affordable Care Act through its interdisciplinary Health Care Reform Task Force, which comprises lawyers from the firm’s Employee Benefits, Health Care, Labor and Tax practices. Additional information about the firm can be found at http://www.proskauer.com.
About AssuredPartners, Inc.
Headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida and led by Jim Henderson and Tom Riley, AssuredPartners Inc., a portfolio company of Chicago-based private equity firm GTCR, acquires and invests in insurance brokerage businesses (property and casualty, employee benefits, surety, MGA/wholesalers) across the United States and in London. From its founding in March of 2011, AssuredPartners has grown to approximately $231 million in annualized revenue and continues to be one of the fastest growing insurance brokerage firms in the United States with 58 offices in 13 States and a London office. For more information, please contact Kimberly Botic, vice president of benefits, at (407) 708-0035 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit http://www.assuredptr.com.