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KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Lockton announced the expansion of its national employee benefits practice with the addition of Scott Behrens, J.D., as Assistant Vice President, Compliance Attorney in Lockton Benefit Group's Compliance Services practice.
In his role, Scott provides advice on ERISA and related employee benefits compliance issues to Lockton's account service teams and their employee benefits clients.
"We are so pleased with Scott's decision to join our team," said Ed Fensholt, Senior Vice President, Director of Lockton's Compliance Services team. "Scott comes with great credentials, from a terrific law firm, and has the experience to instantly deliver to our account teams and clients the expert advice they expect and need, not only with respect to health reform, but the ever-expanding array of ERISA and Tax Code-related employee benefits compliance matters, as well."
Before joining Lockton, Scott was an attorney for Husch Blackwell, where he consulted with clients of all types and sizes to implement and maintain legal compliance for their employee benefits, including both qualified and nonqualified retirement plans.
Scott received his bachelor's degree from Drake University, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He then graduated with honors from Drake University Law School.
Scott works in Lockton's Kansas City office at 444 W. 47th Street, Suite 900, Kansas City, Mo., 64112. He may be reached via e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at 816-960-9000.
About LocktonMore than 4,950 professionals at Lockton provide 35,000 clients around the world with risk management, insurance, and employee benefits consulting services that improve their businesses. From its founding in 1966 in Kansas City, Missouri, Lockton has attracted entrepreneurial professionals who have driven its growth to become the largest privately held insurance broker in the world and 9th largest overall. Independent researcher Greenwich Associates has awarded Lockton its Service Excellence Award for risk management for large companies. For five consecutive years, Business Insurance has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, check the Lockton Health Reform and Compliance Services Blog.
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