Erica Cordova Zinkie has experience practicing employee benefits law and employment law, serving clients with a variety of employment-related issues, including health and welfare employee benefits, employment discrimination and harassment, employment contracts, and employer communications.
She is also experienced with federal employee benefits laws, and has advised clients on compliance with:
• Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA);
• Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA);
• Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA);
• Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA); and
• Various other laws relating to health and welfare benefit plans.
Erica works with individual employees and insurance brokers and advises clients, non-profit organizations and governmental entities of all sizes regarding legal compliance issues. Additionally, she regularly speaks at various local and national industry conferences and seminars on current and emerging employee benefits issues. Prior to joining OneDigital, Erica spent several years advising employers regarding employee benefit compliance obligations and drafting welfare plan documents.
In that time, she gained an expertise in the technical requirements of employer sponsored health and welfare plans. She has also practiced employment law, serving clients with a variety of employment-related concerns, including employment discrimination, employment agreements, and workers’ compensation.
Erica received a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Georgia State University. Erica is a member of the Georgia Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association Employee Benefits Section, ABA Employee Benefits Section, American Benefits Council, and CIAB Legal Counsel Working Group.