Daniel R. Brice

Recently named a Rising Star in employee benefits law by Super Lawyers magazine, Dan Brice represents benefit funds in complex ERISA litigation and counsels sponsors of multiemployer and single-employer plans, companies, tax-exempt entities and executives on all matters of ERISA and employee benefits including Affordable Care Act compliance. Dan advises on the design, operation and qualification of pension and welfare benefit plans. He also represents a wide variety of clients in addressing issues that arise in the workplace.

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Daniel R. Brice
Areas Of Practice
  • Juris Doctor, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, Buffalo, New York
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, New York

Bar & Court Admissions
  • New York State Supreme Courts
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Western District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Significant Representations
  • Assisted plans with analysis and impact under the Affordable Care Act
  • Assisted in contract negotiations involving ACA compliance and Cadillac tax considerations
  • Assisted plan administrators with DOL and IRS examinations
  • Assisted plan fiduciaries with ERISA fiduciary responsibility and review of service provider contracts and fees
  • Advised plan administrators, fiduciaries, and trustees on ACA and ERISA compliance and administration of plans
  • Assisted plan fiduciaries with correction programs of DOL and IRS
  • Successfully defended plan fiduciaries on claims for breach of fiduciary duty, benefits and penalties under ERISA
  • Drafted and amended pension and health plan documents to ensure legal compliance

Speaking Engagements
  • Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act: Does Your Plan Comply, International Foundation Webcast, August 2016
  • Subrogation/Reimbursement Issues, March 2016
  • Affordable Care Act: Compliance Update, International Foundation, Trustees & Administrators Institute, February 2016
  • Navigating ACA -- What Attorneys Need to Know, International Foundation Annual Conference, November 2015
  • U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefit Security Administration, Investigation Issues, June 2015
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Update - New York State Bar Association, 2014
  • Health Care Reform - The Worker Institute at Cornell ILR, May 2013

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • N.D.N.Y. Federal Court Bar Association