Jason N. Sheffield
senior technical advisor and managing attorney, Health & Benefits
Willis Towers Watson
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Jason has experience in a broad range of employee benefit matters respecting both retirement and welfare plans. He has worked with clients of all sizes to develop, implement and administer qualified and non-qualified plans. He has represented corporate, institutional and individual clients before several administrative agencies, including the Department of Labor, Internal Revenue Service and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Prior to working as a benefits attorney, Jason worked as a litigation consultant, advising on multi-district and complex litigation related to oversight and administration of ERISA-governed benefit plans. He has also worked as a lobbyist, researching the costs and benefits of alternative employee benefit and compensation designs and educating lawmakers and the public on specific issues such as expansion of domestic partner benefits, HIV/AIDS-related employment discrimination, and inclusion of transgender-inclusive employee benefits. Jason received his J.D. from Western New England University School of Law and his B.A. from Georgia State University, magna cum laude. He has spent significant time as a lecturer and instructor on benefits issues.