Kristine M. Bingman

Of Counsel || Portland (OR)

Kristine works with clients on a variety of issues related to health and welfare and retirement plans. Her practice includes advising clients about all aspects of ERISA and Internal Revenue Code compliance as it relates to employee benefit plans, as well as drafting and amending plan documents, and negotiating plan service provider agreements. She advises clients on compliance with health care reform, COBRA, HIPAA, nondiscrimination rules, fiduciary duties, qualified domestic relations orders, reporting and disclosure requirements, Code Section 125 cafeteria plans, and other fringe benefits. Kristine also has substantial experience advising employers on employment law and she is a seasoned public speaker on employee benefits and employment law topics.

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  • J.D., Lewis and Clark Law School, 2002
  • B.S., Pacific Lutheran University, 1996

Admittance to Practice

  • Oregon

Professional Activities

  • Member, Western Pension and Benefits Conference


  • National Business Institute - "Employee Benefits Basics" - Portland - October 11, 2017
  • Northwest Human Resources Management Association - "Employee Benefits" - Portland - April 13, 2017
  • Oregon Society of CPAs - "How to Comply With Health Care Reform" - Portland - October 14, 2016
  • Western Pension and Benefits Conference - "Planning for the Cadillac Tax" - Portland - November 3, 2015
  • Community Action Program Legal Service, Inc. (CAPLAW) - "Affordable Care Act Review: What’s New?" - Portland - June 12, 2015

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