About Lisa Christensen
From mom-and-pop shops to Fortune 100 corporations, every business must comply with hundreds of rules and regulations related to the health, retirement and benefits of their employees. Lisa Christensen helps clients make sense of the law and build compliance programs that can protect their bottom line.
Complex regulations. Straightforward advice.
Lisa helps her clients navigate a complex web of regulations governing employee benefits and executive compensation by breaking it down to a manageable scale. She assists with reviewing, revising and drafting documents and counseling clients on plan administration and compliance with all applicable federal laws and state laws. Lisa regularly consults with clients on various correction methodologies when errors are discovered in qualified retirement plans, welfare benefit plans, fringe benefit arrangements and executive compensation arrangements
With respect to cybersecurity and data privacy, Lisa counsels clients on compliance, drafts compliance manuals and regularly conducts on-site and web-based training for multiple interested stakeholders across all business sectors on GDPR, HIPAA and other applicable privacy laws (foreign and domestic), as well as general data hygiene.
Lisa regularly reviews services agreements and works with clients (and their vendors) in connection with data breaches; phishing attacks; loss or theft of mobile devices; ransomware; reporting to customers, affected individuals, and federal and state agencies; and implementation of privacy and security policies and procedures. She also assists individuals with identity theft issues in connection with financial, medical and criminal actions of identify thieves, including fraudulent filings of IRS Forms 1040 and state tax forms.
- Employee benefits and executive compensation
- Plan administration and compliance
- Cybersecurity and data protection issues
- Data breaches
SAMHSA Finalizes Interim Changes to Substance Use Disorder Confidentiality Rule Pending Implementation of Deeper CARES Act ReformsJuly 23, 2020
The CARES Act Stimulus Bill: Tax Changes to Improve Liquidity for Businesses, Assist Employers and Stimulate the EconomyApril 6, 2020
April 3, 2020
The Code to the Rescue! Leveraging the Internal Revenue Code to Help Employees During the COVID-19 CrisisMarch 31, 2020
January 22, 2020
Interim IRS Guidance on New Executive Compensation Requirements for Tax-Exempt Entities Creates New ChallengesJanuary 22, 2019