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COVID-19 Legal and Compliance Q&A

May 05, 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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May 5, 2020 10:00 am- 11:30 am

Webinar Q&A: COVID-19 Legal and Compliance Questions Answered

Join us on May 5, 2020 10:00-11:30 am for a Q&A: COVID-19 Legal & Compliance Webinar

The COVID-19 Pandemic and resulting legislation has Human Resources Professionals dealing with unprecedented situations. Send your Employment Law and Benefits Related questions to [email protected]Michael Schenk, Esq., CEBS and Jonathan Crotty, Esq. will address questions submitted in advance  during this Q&A Presentation. Questions may be submitted 4/17/20-4/24/20.


  1. Michael and Jonathan will address member COVID-19 Legal and Compliance Questions submitted in advance.
  2. Gain insight into how other employers are dealing with issues related to COVID-19 and recent legislation.
  3. Discover resources for your legal and compliance questions.

Presented By: 

Michael Schenk, Senior Benefits Compliance Consultant
USI Insurance Services

As Senior Compliance Consultant for USI Insurance Services (USI), Michael serves the Midsouth Region. His responsibilities include assisting with the benefits compliance function in support of the Region’s USI professionals with respect to the Affordable Care Act, ERISA, tax, and other legal compliance needs of their clients’ health and welfare benefit plans.

Prior to joining USI (formerly Wells Fargo Insurance) in June 2009, Michael worked for 12 years in the employee benefits practices of a large national law firm as well as a large Carolinas-based firm.

Michael has extensive experience relating to the compliance, design, drafting, and training support for all types of health and welfare, and fringe
benefit plans, as well as tax-qualified and nonqualified retirement plans.

He has a J.D., cum laude, and a B.B.A. in Finance. He is a frequent public speaker on the ACA and various other employee benefits topics.

Jonathan Crotty, Partner
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein, LLP

Jonathan Crotty has been a successful counselor and problem solver for large and small employers in the Carolinas and beyond for more than 20 years. He heads Parker Poe's Employment & Benefits Practice Group and represents employers in all aspects of the employment relationship, from hiring to discharge.

Jonathan provides guidance to employers as they navigate the complex array of laws and regulations applicable to the employment relationship, including employment discrimination laws, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and wage and hour matters. If employers face legal or administrative claims resulting from their employees and employment practices, he defends and resolves those disputes in line with the client's goals and expectations.

Jonathan earned a BA, magna cum laude, and a JD, with distinction, from Duke University. 

His honors and awards include:

The Best Lawyers in America in Employment Law: Management, Labor and Employment Litigation, 2011-2020

Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers in Labor & Employment, 2012-2019

North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2008-2013, 2018-2019

Business North Carolina magazine's "Legal Elite" in Employment Law, 2003, 2005, 2009

Charlotte Business Journal's 40 Under 40, 1997

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ in Employment & Labor; Administrative Law; Educational Institutions; Transportation; Government & Public Policy



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