Jahiz Noel Agard

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(415) 421-2017  
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  • J.D., 2011
    Santa Clara University School of Law
  • M.A., 1986
    Northwestern University
  • B.A., 1984
    The Ohio State University

Professional Career

  • 2011 - Present
    Trucker Huss
    San Francisco, California
  • 2006 - 2007
    Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics, Inc.
  • 1999 - 2006
    Chiron Corporation
  • 1997 - 1999
    John Parry & Alexander
  • 1994 - 1997
    Chiron Corporation
  • 1986 - 1994
    Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Professional Licenses
and Affiliations

  • Editor, Western Pension & Benefits Conference
  • Member, The State Bar of California
  • Member, Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Member, American Bar Association

Jahiz concentrates his practice in the areas of health and welfare plans and qualified retirement plans.

He assists clients in drafting plan documents, amendments, SPDs, and memoranda of understanding; resolving ERISA and Internal Revenue Code compliance issues; reviewing appeals to denied claims; and addressing various litigation matters (including multiemployer plan withdrawal liability).

Jahiz previously served as the Newsletter Editor for the Western Pension Benefits Council- San Francisco.  He presents and publishes on issues related to health and welfare and qualified retirement plans. He recently presented on “The ACA’s Uncertain Future: Texas v. U.S. and Other Recent Developments” as well as “Best Practices for Healthcare Plan Compliance” at the University Conference Services Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conference.

Jahiz has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by the Northern California Super Lawyers publication since 2019.