Complex fiduciary and financial relationships can create exacting operational duties and responsibilities— as well as the potential for high-risk litigation and claims. Attorney Ruth Marcott helps clients meet those challenges with guidance and dispute representation that reflects a rare combination of transactional and litigation expertise.
An accomplished employee benefits specialist, Ruth provides advice and guidance on compliance with federal and state benefits laws including ERISA, IRC, ACA, and the MPPAA. Ruth also has extensive litigation and other dispute-related experience. Ruth’s combined experience increases her effectiveness as an advocate defending audits or investigations by the DOL or the IRS. Her expertise extends to advising on, investigating, and defending HIPAA and False Claim Act issues. She deploys insights and strategies honed on the litigation front-line to help the clients she serves avoid unwanted problems and make wise choices at the board level.
Her experience in this area includes conducting internal investigations for health care providers to assist in their compliance efforts. In addition to using her skill at addressing complicated facts and financial data on behalf of clients, Ruth serves as Chair for her law firm’s Retirement Plan Committee. She has also held multiple and service roles throughout her career, including current responsibilities at her church, where love of neighbor, community, and service guide her commitments.