B. David Joffe, Chair of the firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group, was recently quoted in a Law360 article, which explores the significance of the decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., holding that closely held corporations can be exempt from the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive mandate based on religious beliefs.
“One problematic part of the decision is the uncertainty it brings to the ACA and other laws. As the dissent notes but the majority dismisses, challenges could be brought to other procedures such as immunizations and blood transfusions,” said David. “The one likely outcome of the decision is more litigation challenging laws based on religious objections.”
Read the complete article, "Lawyers Weigh In On Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling" on Law360.