Alisha Sullivan

Alisha N. Sullivan


Alisha N. Sullivan


  • Overview


    Alisha Sullivan focuses her practice on employee benefits as a member of Robinson+Cole’s Employee Benefits and Compensation Group.

    Employee Benefits and Compensation: Ms. Sullivan helps clients comply with laws governing employee benefit plans. She advises and supports clients on a range of programs, such as pension plans, profit-sharing plans, 401(k) plans, health and welfare benefit plans, and compliance with HIPAA and health care reform. Ms. Sullivan handles matters related to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

    Ms. Sullivan is a contributor to the ERISA Claim Defense Blog, a platform that offers commentary and insight on administration and evaluation and litigation of group benefits claims as well as other compliance and litigation issues involving ERISA.

    Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Ms. Sullivan worked for four years at Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, where she was an ERISA Legal Specialist.

  • Experience
    • Experience


        Employee Benefits

      • Drafted plan documents and amendments for health and welfare, qualified retirement and non-qualified benefit plans.

      • Conducted legal research and analysis of a variety of ERISA issues, the Affordable Care Act and related provisions of the Internal Revenue Code.

      • Reviewed changes in law and drafted memorandums and notifications outlining legal updates and potential impact to clients.

      • Advised private insurance company’s internal Claims Committee, which was tasked with reviewing ERISA claim appeals.

      • Handled HIPAA compliance issues and reviewed business associate agreements.

      • General Experience

      • Provided legal and business services to local entrepreneurs and small businesses at Western New England University School of Law’s Small Business Clinic. Provided business clients with analysis of matters such as HIPAA requirements, tax issues, and choice of business entity - including options like sole proprietorship and limited liability corporation.

    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      Connecticut Bar Association

      American Bar Association

      Massachusetts Bar Association