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Wichita Office
1551 N. Waterfront Parkway
Suite 100
Wichita, KS 67206-4466
T: 316.291.9756
F: 866.346.2025
Practice Areas
Employee Benefits & ERISA
Employment & Labor
Health Care
New York University, LL.M. (Taxation) (2001)
  • Graduate Editor - Tax Law Review
University of Kansas, J.D. (2000)
  • Order of the Coif
  • Articles Editor - University of Kansas Law Review
Wichita State University, BM (1997)
  • summa cum laude
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas (2003)
  • U.S. Tax Court (2002)
  • Kansas (2001)
  • Missouri (2004)
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Jason P. Lacey, Partner

Jason Lacey practices primarily in the areas of income taxation, ERISA, employee benefits, and executive compensation. He assists both taxable and tax-exempt employers with a wide variety of employee benefit and executive compensation issues, including design and administration of welfare benefit plans and qualified and nonqualified pension, retirement savings, and deferred compensation plans. He also represents clients with respect to the tax and business aspects of entity formation, tax-advantaged exchanges and reorganizations, and tax controversies, and has significant practice experience in the areas of estate administration, estate and gift taxation, and the federal tax aspects of municipal finance transactions. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©, the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Rising Star list, and Chambers USA as a leading business attorney in the United States. He was recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2014 and 2017 Wichita Employee Benefits (ERISA) “Lawyer of the Year.”

Professional Memberships, Affiliations, and Honors
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2014 and 2017 Wichita Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law “Lawyer of the Year”
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, 2013-2017
  • Selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® List, Rising Star, 2013-2015 (a Thomson Reuters business)
  • Identified by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in the United States in the area of Labor and Employment, 2013, 2014
  • American Bar Association Section of Taxation
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Wichita Bar Association Section of Taxation
Community Involvement
  • Fundamental Learning Center – Board Chairman, 2012
  • Leadership Wichita, Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce, 2011

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  • ACA: Let’s Get Ready for 2015 Information Reporting (Foulston Siefkin LLP, Employment Law Seminar)
  • 2014 Health Care Reform Workshop (Foulston Siefkin LLP, Wichita & Kansas City)
  • Overview of HIPAA Privacy and Security (Friends University, Graduate Course in Health Law and Ethics)
  • HSAs, HRAs, and Consumer-Driven Health Care (EBIA)
  • ERISA Compliance for Health and Welfare Plans (EBIA)
  • Wellness Plans and ERISA (Private Client Event, Webinar)
  • DOL Audits of Employee Benefit Plans (Private Client Event, National Webinar)
  • HIPAA Privacy and Security for Self-Insured Health Plans (Private Client Event, Webinar)
  • Key Concepts for Required Minimum Distributions from IRAs and Qualified Retirement Plans (Wichita State University, Accounting and Auditing Conference)
  • Health Care Reform Update for Educational Organizations (Kansas Independent College Association, Topeka, Kansas)
  • Information Reporting Under Health Care Reform: Final Rules for Code §§ 6055 and 6056 (EBIA, National Webinar)
  • Health Care Reform for Non-ERISA Lawyers (Topeka Bar Association CLE, Topeka, Kansas)
  • An Update on 105(h) Nondiscrimination Rules and Other ACA Mandates for Health Plans (Wichita Association of Health Underwriters Symposium)
  • Analysis of Auto-Enrollment, Same-Sex Spouse Issues and Other Participant and Beneficiary Issues for Health Plans (panel discussion) (ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits Government, Invitational Conference, Baltimore, Maryland)
  • Legal Advocacy for Women with Breast Cancer: Insurance and Benefits Issues (ABA Health Law Section, Emerging Issues Conference, Phoenix, Arizona)
  • Employee Benefits: DOMA, Cafeteria Plans, and More (panel discussion) (Kansas SHRM, 2014 Employment Law and Legislative Conference, Topeka, Kansas)
  • Employee Benefits: Affordable Care Act Update (panel discussion) (Kansas SHRM, 2014 Employment Law and Legislative Conference, Topeka, Kansas)
  • HIPAA (panel discussion) (The Group, 2014 Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona)
  • Healthcare Reform From the Employer’s Perspective (panel discussion) (The Group, 2014 Annual Meeting (Phoenix, Arizona), January 2014, Phoenix, Arizona)
  • HIPAA’s Brave New World for Brokers and Other Business Associates (Wichita Association of Health Underwriters)
  • Group Health Plans Update (Foulston Siefkin LLP, Kansas Health Law Institute)
  • Employment Law Update: Health Care Reform Highlights (Foulston Siefkin, Employment Law Seminar)
  • Health Care Reform: A Detailed Look at Play-or-Pay (Foulston Siefkin, Employment Law Seminar)
  • Affordable Care Act Implementation Update (Foulston Siefkin LLP, 2013 Kansas Health Law Institute)
  • Panel Discussion: “Waiving” Goodbye to the Attorney-Client Privilege (Foulston Siefkin Ethics Seminar for Corporate Counsel, Overland Park)
  • Contracting Around Conflicts of Interest (Foulston Siefkin Ethics Seminar for Corporate)
  • “Family Lawyers” - Ethical Issues in Representing Corporate Families (Foulston Siefkin Ethics Seminar for Corporate Counsel)
  • Health Care Reform – It’s Been Ruled Constitutional – Now What; Employee Benefit Implications (Foulston Siefkin Kansas Health Law Institute)
  • Health Care Reform Update (Foulston Siefkin, HR Box Lunch Summer Series)
  • 401(k) Plan Check-Up (Foulston Siefkin, HR Box Lunch Summer Series)
  • HIPAA Privacy and Security for Health Plans: A Refresher (Foulston Siefkin, HR Box Lunch Fall Series)
  • Special Issues & Concerns Regarding Implementation (of the Health Care Reform Act) (Foulston Siefkin Health Care Reform Workshop)
  • Managing Risks to the Attorney-Client Privilege (Foulston Siefkin Kansas Ethics Seminar for Corporate Counsel)
  • Employee Benefits Law Developments (Foulston Siefkin Employment Law Seminar)
  • Health & Welfare Benefit Plans (Foulston Siefkin Summer HR Box Lunch Series)
  • Executive Compensation (Foulston Siefkin HR Box Lunch Series)

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2015 2014 2012
  • Healthcare reform survives: What’s next for employers?
    -Kansas Employment Law Letter
  • ERISA fiduciary liability for following the plan's terms?
    -Kansas Employment Law Letter
  • But wait, there’s more: Cobra subsidy extended
    -Kansas Employment Law Letter
  • Focus on the HIPAA wellness plan regulation
    -Kansas Employment Law Letter
  • Going negative to increase enrollment in retirement plans
    -Kansas Employment Law Letter
2005 2004
  • Group health plans: Are you ready for 2005?
    -Kansas Employment Law Letter
  • Kansas Limited Liability Company Forms and Practice Manual, 2nd Edition
    -Date Trace
  • IOLTA Programs & Professional Responsibility: Dealing with the Aftermath of Phillips v. Washington Legal Foundation
    -Kansas Law Review

Issue Alerts

How Will the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage Impact Kansas Employers?

Ten Things Employers Should Know About the Uniform Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC)


New Rules Affect Executive Compensation Plans
Group Health Plans: Are You Ready for New COBRA Notice Rules Effective in 2005?

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