Richard A. Szczebak has more than 25 years of experience as an ERISA employee benefits lawyer and consultant. Rick is Of Counsel to Parker, Brown, Macaulay & Sheerin in Boston, Massachusetts, where he concentrates his practice exclusively in employee benefit matters. He advises clients regularly on the design, administration and taxation of group health and welfare benefit plans, fringe benefit plans, and on compliance with state and federal health care reform. He has helped employers - large and small - implement employee benefit plans and solve issues related to those plans.

During the past 4 years Rick has also been a special legal advisor to the MA Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority and the MA Division of Health Care Finance and Policy in connection with Mass Health Care Reform. Rick lectures frequently on employee benefit law, health care reform and related issues. He is well-regarded for his ability to discuss technical issues in a practical manner.

Prior to joining Parker Brown & Macaulay, Rick was with the prominent Boston law firm Ropes & Gray. He has also held positions as Vice President of health and welfare compliance for Fidelity Investments and as Counsel with Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company. He was a major contributor to the last rewrite of the BNA Tax Management Portfolio on Code Section 125 Cafeteria Plans.


University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Marquette University Law School: Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude

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