John S. Conniff is an attorney admitted to practice in Washington and Oregon. He attended Seattle University undergraduate and earned his law degree from Seattle University. He served as counsel to the Washington State Legislature, was Deputy Insurance Commissioner for Health care and now practices law in his own firm concentrating on health, insurance, and business matters.

Associated Industries v DOL Update

Following the Spokane federal court’s partial grant of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) motion to strike Associated Industries defenses and arguments against the DOL motion, the association plan ERISA case heads toward mediation and potential settlement. “At the request of the parties, the Court is referring this matter to Senior Judge Lonny R. Suko for…