ORLANDO, FL – Jackson Lewis P.C., L&E Global USA Partner and one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Stephanie A. Segalini has joined the firm’s Orlando office as Shareholder. Ms. Segalini, who joins the firm from Akerman LLP, brings with her over a decade of employee benefits litigation experience.
“Stephanie has a wealth of experience in all aspects of employee benefits litigation and will be an immediate asset to our growing Employee Benefits Practice Group,” said Shareholder Joy M. Napier-Joyce, Leader of the Group. “Her background strengthens our ERISA and employment litigation offerings both in Florida and on a national level, and will help us tremendously as we continue to enhance the way we serve our clients.”
“We welcome Stephanie to our Orlando team, and are delighted to attract an attorney of her caliber,” added Orlando Managing Shareholder Donald C. Works III. “We are confident that her experience will prove to be an immediate asset to our regional capabilities.”
Ms. Segalini’s practice focuses on all aspects of employee benefits litigation, including coverage, breach of fiduciary duty, statutory penalty and benefits claims. She has experience in both federal and state courts with all types of benefit disputes, particularly pension, health, life and disability claims under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA.)
Ms. Segalini has served as senior advisor and lead counsel on dispute resolution issues for the nation’s largest insurance carriers, employers, employer-sponsored benefit plans, claims administrators, third-party administrators, plan administrators and broker groups. In addition, she has provided dispute resolution services in both pre-suit administrative proceedings and in state and federal litigation, and she has numerous published ERISA decisions.
Ms. Segalini received her B.A. from Emory University and her J.D. from the University of Miami’s School of Law.
Jackson Lewis’ Orlando office can be reached at (407) 246-8440.