Ms. Mackey has practiced law for over 35 years. Early in her career she was a criminal attorney, litigator, environmental attorney, estate planning attorney and divorce attorney. For more than 20 years, she has specialized in employee benefits. Since the Affordable Care Act was enacted in the spring of 2010, Ms. Mackey has played a key role helping employers comply with the requirements of Health Care Reform. She is co-chair of Ogletree Deakins' Health Care Reform Subgroup.
As an employee benefits lawyer, Ms. Mackey has advised large and small employers regarding the design and operation of their benefit plans, defended employers in IRS and DOL audits, cured plan defects, and assisted with benefits due diligence in acquisitions and divestitures. She advises companies on the design and operation of company-owned or leased primary care medical clinics.
Because of her broad legal background, Ms. Mackey is uniquely positioned to help employers evaluate and manage risks arising from the design and operation of their benefit plans.
Ms. Mackey is a frequent speaker on benefit topics, in particular the employer mandate and other requirements of Health Care Reform.