Todd’s practical approach to complicated issues helps him navigate challenging insurance and employee benefits legal and regulatory issues.

Overview

Todd's clients value his experience in insurance regulation, transactions and governance, administrative law, and employee benefits. He brings a practical approach to help clients navigate complex regulatory environments.

Todd leverages his prior experience with a Fortune 500 insurer to advise insurers, third-party administrators, employers, insurance agents and brokers on key insurance corporate and regulatory issues.  He counsels clients in health and welfare employee benefits regulation including HIPAA, COBRA, the Affordable Care Act and ERISA.

In Wisconsin, Stinson LLP is doing business as Stinson Leonard Street LLP.

Experience

Todd advises insurance companies on corporate transactions including formation, licensing, mergers and acquisitions, and dissolution.

He counsels on state and federal insurance compliance and regulatory issues including product development and filings, enforcement actions and holding company act filings.

He advises on health plans, HRAs, HSAs and wellness programs.

He is involved in setup, regulation and administration of MEWAs, association health plans, bundled self-funded health plans, captive arrangements and VEBAs. 

Todd advocates for clients with state and federal agencies including state departments of insurance and provides support for legislative efforts.

He advises on privacy and security issues including HIPAA, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and other state and federal privacy and security requirements.

With strong ties to fraternal benefit societies, Todd serves as outside counsel to the American Fraternal Alliance and has worked with more than 40 fraternal benefit societies nationwide.

A Fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation, Todd supports its mission of law-related public service to improve the American justice system, in synch with the firm's pro bono program. He frequently speaks on practice-related topics.

News & Insights

Speaking Engagements

"Association Health Plans Legislative Update," Spot On Insurance Podcast Episode 70, June 2018.  

"Complying with the Coming Cybersecurity Regulation," American Fraternal Alliance Spring Symposium, Chicago, Illinois May 2018

"Board Institute Masters Class," American Fraternal Alliance, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 2018

"Fraternal Update," Association of Fraternal Benefit Counsel, Toronto, Ontario, July 2018

"The Affordable Care Act - Recent Guidance and Key issues," Madison Benefits Council, Madison, Wisconsin, February 2016

"Today's New Era for Corporate Governance," Strohm Ballweg Insurance Update, Madison, Wisconsin, October 2015 

Recognitions

Recognitions

Inducted as a Fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation, September 2018

Super Lawyers© "Rising Star," 2007

Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Education

University of Wisconsin, J.D., cum laude, 1995

Wisconsin Lutheran College, BBA, summa cum laude, 1992

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