Tiffany N. Santos

(415) 277-8039  
(415) 421-2017  
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Education

  • J. D., 1999
    University of San Francisco School of Law
  • B. A., 1996
    University of California at Berkeley

Professional Career

  • 2000 - Present
    Director (Associate prior to 2007)
    Trucker Huss
    San Francisco, California

Professional Licenses
and Affiliations

  • Member, The State Bar of California
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • ABA Health Law Section - Current Vice Chair, Diversity Committee; Past Chair and Vice Chair, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Interest Group (2010 – 2014)
  • ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits: CLE Subcommittee Member (2010 – 2015; Chair 2015-2016) and Marketing Committee (Chair 2013 – 2014; 2016 - current)
  • ABA Labor and Employment Law Section, Current Employee Benefits Committee, Subcommittee Co-Chair, Chapter Co-Editor and Contributing Author to Employee Benefits Law, Second and Third Editions, published by Bloomberg BNA
  • Board Member - Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus
  • Member, International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans
  • Member, Western Pension & Benefits Council
  • Member, Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Member, Asian American Bar Association
  • Member, Filipino Bar Association of Northern California

Ms. Santos counsels employers and multiemployer trusts on all aspects of their employee benefit plans, including health and welfare plans, Section 125 cafeteria plans, and qualified retirement plans.

She assists clients with compliance matters; administrative and plan design issues; plan, SPD and amendment drafting; IRS submissions; IRS and DOL investigations; and the review and negotiation of service provider agreements, including investment manager agreements. Tiffany frequently makes presentations on health plan matters, including health care reform (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010), HIPAA, COBRA, and cafeteria plans, and on investment-related matters, including ERISA’s impact on alternative investments.

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