Monica Kelley advises employers on a wide variety of issues related to their employee benefit arrangements, including health and welfare plans, retirement plans, and nonqualified deferred compensation plans. She also assists clients with navigating their participation in Taft-Hartley plans, understanding their fiduciary duties, and correcting errors in benefit plan administration. Her areas of expertise include the Affordable Care Act, HIPAA compliance, and employee benefit plans for tax-exempt and governmental entities.
Monica works to develop proactive employee benefits solutions for her clients that strengthen their workforce while minimizing their exposure to legal risk. Clients trust her ability to see the complete picture of their employee benefit needs, collaborating with the client’s vendors and benefit providers, as well as other specialists within her practice group, to ensure the full range of perspectives are represented in the benefit planning and implementation process.
Before entering private practice, Monica was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Helen M. Meyer of the Supreme Court of Minnesota. Before going to law school, Monica taught French language and literature at Miami University (Ohio), Berea College, and DePauw University.
Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. Our roots go back to 1866. Today, we are a 180-plus attorney, full-service firm with offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota; Washington, D.C.; and Fargo, North Dakota.